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    Tom Coburn on Limiting the Power of the Federal Government

    Former Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) talked about his book, Smashing the DC Monopoly, in which he argues for an Article V amendments convention as the best solution to limit the power and scope…

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    Trenton Free Public Library

    Patricia Hall gave a tour of the Trenton Free Public Library and showcased some rare items in its archives. Founded in 1750, the Trenton Free Public Library is one of the oldest libraries in New Jersey. It…

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    My Life with Bob

    Pamela Paul talked about her book My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues, in which she offers a look into her journal that lists all of the books she has read…

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    Grand Opening of the American Writers Museum

    Book TV presented coverage of the Grand opening of the American Writers Museum in Chicago, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, author…

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    Jeff Pegues on Policing in Minority Communities

    Jeff Pegues talked about his book, Black and Blue: Inside the Divide Between the Police and Black America, focusing on the relationship between law enforcement and communities of color. Topics…

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    2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    The J. Anthony Lukas Prize is given by the Nieman Foundation and the Columbia University School of Journalism to non-fiction books on an “American topic of political or social concern.”…

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    Redding Writers Forum

    Sharon Owen talks about the Redding Writers Forum and its impact on the literary community in California. Ms. Owen shared how the group operates as an inspiration for professional and recreational writers.…

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    Floyd Abrams on the First Amendment

    Floyd Abrams talked about his book, The Soul of the First Amendment: Why Freedom of Speech Matters. Topics included his reasons for writing the book, President Trump’s statements on on libel law,…

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    Tevi Troy on President Trump's First 100 Days

    Tevi Troy talked about President Trump’s first 100 days in office. Topics included the significance and history of measuring a president’s first 100 day; his experience in presidential…

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    Shattered

    Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen talked about their book Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, in which they provide an inside look into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s…

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    Panel Discussion on Publishing

    Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation; Bonnie Nadell, president of Hill Nadell Literary Agency; Oscar Villalon, managing editor of ZYZZYVA magazine; and Sean…

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    Panel Discussion on Biographies

    Blanche Wiesen Cook, author of Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939-1962; Leigh Fought, author of Women in the World of Frederick Douglass; Lisa Napoli, author of Ray and…

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    Panel Discussion on Books and Reading

    Book TV hosted a panel discussion on books and the joys of reading. Guests included Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Books and Books, and authors Les Standiford and Ana Menendez. The guests also…

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    University of Virginia Library Book Conservation Services

    Eliza Gilligan talked about the University of Virginia’s book conservation services, showing parts of the preservation process and showcasing some of the program’s current projects. The University of…

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    Craig Shirley on Reagan Rising

    Author and Ronald Reagan biographer Craig Shirley discusses his latest book, Reagan Rising. In this book he examined former President Reagan’s political ascendancy after losing the…

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    Brad Graham and Lissa Muscatine on Donald Trump

    Brad Graham and Lissa Muscatine, co-owners of Washington, D.C.'s Politics and Prose Bookstore, talked about their bookstore’s events and reading lists created in reaction to the election of…

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    A Lowcountry Heart

    Cassandra King, widow of author Pat Conroy, talked about her husband’s book, A Lowcountry Heart: Reflections on a Writing Life. She spoke at the 10th annual Savannah Book Festival.

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    Conversation with Lisa Lucas

    Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the organization’s goals and involvement in the publishing world. She was joined in conversation by poet Robin…

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    2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards

    Book TV presented coverage of the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards. The award is presented each year to honor the best books published in the United States according to the…

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    Peter Bergen on Homegrown Terrorism in the U.S.

    Peter Bergen talked about his book, United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists.

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