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    Communicators with Rahul Telang

    Professor Rahul Telang talked about how data collection has affected the book, movie, music, and television industries. Companies like Netflix, Amazon, and Google have amassed large amounts…

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    2016 American Book Awards

    The Before Columbus Foundation presented the annual American Book Awards that recognize “outstanding literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America’s diverse literary community.”…

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    Tevi Troy on Shall We Wake the President?

    Tevi Troy talked about his book, Shall We Wake the President?: Two Centuries of Disaster Management from the Oval Office, which examines how presidents respond to disasters and argues that Americans…

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    Panel Discussion on Favorite Books and Reading Habits

    Pamela Paul, Dave Barry, Terry McMillan, Jay McInerny, and Maria Semple talked about their favorite books and their reading habits. “By the Book” was a panel at the 33rd annual Miami Book…

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    Robert Jones on The End of White Christian America

    Robert Jones talked about his book, The End of White Christian America, which uses polling information and political analysis to detail how the U.S. was no longer a majority white Christian nation and…

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    Tom Gjelten on A Nation of Nations

    Tom Gjelten talked about his book, A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story, which examines how the U.S. has changed in the 50 years following passage of the 1965 Immigration…

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    2016 National Book Awards

    Book TV’s coverage of the 67th annual National Book Awards included the presentation of awards for non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Biographer Robert Caro…

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    Guidon Books

    Shelly Dudley gave a tour of Guidon Books and provided insight into her customers' continued interest in the Civil War. Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, since 1964, Guidon Books specializes in Civil War…

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    Alcuin Books

    Richard Murian showed some of the rare find located in his antiquarian book store, Alcuin Books. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in…

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    Open Phones with Mitchell Kaplan

    Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Coral Gables' Books and Books bookstore, talked about his favorite books and reading habits. He also responded to viewer phone calls at the 33rd annual Miami Book…

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    Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

    The history, mission, and current day operations of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh were profiled. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in…

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    Banned Books

    Panelists talked about books that have been challenged because of the race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual preference of their characters. Panelists included Charles Brownstein of Comic Book…

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    Ann Coulter on Campaign 2016

    Ann Coulter talked about the 2016 election, as well as her new book, In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome!, on how Donald Trump’s became the Republican presidential nominee.

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    Panel Discussion on Graphic Nonfiction

    Panelists talked about the ability of graphic narratives to capture and describe events in history and war. Panelists included Hillary Chute, author of Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and…

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    Summer Reading with Senator Dick Durbin

    Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    Open Phones on the National Book Festival

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the 16th annual National Book Festival.

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    National Book Festival Preview

    Marie Arana spoke by telephone about that day’s 16th annual National Book Festival. She talked about how the festival had changed over the years.

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    Diversity in Books

    Panelists talked about diversity in book publishing. Panelists included Sandra Michele Echols, president of the New York Black Librarians' Caucus; Stacy Whitman, publisher of Tu Books; children’s…

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    Islam and the West

    Carla Power talked about her book, If the Oceans Were Ink, a memoir on her experiences getting to know and discussing religion with a Muslim cleric, and the lessons Westerners could learn…

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    Interview with Lisa Lucas

    Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the foundation’s role in the book world and the work involved in promoting and hosting the National Book Awards. She was…

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