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  • Washington Journal Jon Meacham Discusses emThe Soul of Americaem
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    Jon Meacham on The Soul of America

    Professor Jon Meacham talked about his book. The Soul of America on how the U.S. overcame periods of fear and strife throughout its history.

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  • 2018 Lukas Prize Ceremony
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    2018 Lukas Prize Ceremony

    The presentation of the Lukas Prize, awarded annually for books on an “American topic of political or social concern.” 2018's winners include, Amy Goldstein, Janesville; Stephen Kotkin, Stalin; and Chris…

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  • Washington Journal Bill Schneider Discusses His Book Standoff
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    Bill Schneider on His Book Standoff

    Former CNN political analyst Bill Schneider talked about his book, Standoff: How America Became Ungovernable, on how U.S. politics have changed from the 1960s to the the presidency of…

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  • State of Publishing for Black Writers
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    State of Publishing for Black Writers

    From the 2018 National Black Writers Conference, authors discussed the state of publishing for black writers.

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  • 2018 Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture with Hillary Clinton
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    2018 Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture with Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton offered her thoughts on the importance of free speech in a democracy as part of the PEN World Voices Festival’s annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture. She was joined…

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  • Discussion on the 20th Anniversary of PublicAffairs
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    Discussion on the 20th Anniversary of PublicAffairs

    A discussion on the 20th anniversary of the book publisher PublicAffairs, featuring its founder Peter Osnos as well as authors Vernon Jordan, Bradley Graham, and Maya Rao.

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  • Tour of Black Classic Press
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    Tour of Black Classic Press

    BookTV visits Black Classic Press and talks to its founder and director Paul Coates.

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  • Author Discussion on Biography
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    Author Discussion on Biography

    A discussion on biography from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Jonathan Eig, Ali: A Life; John Farrell, Richard Nixon: A Life; Andrea Barnet, Visionary…

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  • emMarlon Bundos Day in the Life of the Vice Presidentem
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    Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President

    Second Lady Karen Pence and her daughter, Charlotte, share the story of their family’s pet rabbit, Marlon Bundo’s time in the Vice President’s residence.

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  • National Book Award Winners
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    National Book Award Winners

    A discussion with National Book Award finalists that included Erica Armstrong Dunbar (Never Caught), David Grann (Killers of the Flower Moon), and Kevin Young (Bunk ). National Book Foundation…

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  • 2018 PEN America Literary Awards
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    2018 PEN America Literary Awards

    The PEN America Literary Awards, given annually since 1963, recognizes books in a range of categories; from biography and science writing to essays and poetry.

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  • 2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards
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    2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards

    Presentation of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards chosen by nearly 1,000 critics, authors, and members of the publishing world.

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  • Washington Journal Mary Frances Berry Discusses the Resistance Movement
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    Mary Frances Berry on the Resistance Movement

    Historian and civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, History Teaches Us to Resist, which details the history and role of progressive movements in America.

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  • The University of Illinois Press at 100
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    The University of Illinois Press at 100

    Panelists discussed the 100 year history of the University of Illinois Press.

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  • Washington Journal David Brody Discusses President Trumps Spiritual Journey
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    David Brody on Donald Trump's Religious Beliefs

    Brody talked about his new book ,The Faith of Donald J. Trump, on the 45th president’s religious beliefs.

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  • 2017 Biographers International Organization Editorial Excellence Award
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    2017 Biographers International Organization Editorial Excellence Award

    Robert Weil, editor-in-chief and publishing director of Liveright, received the 4th annual editorial excellence award presented by the Biographers International Organization. Following the…

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  • University Presses
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    University Presses

    Representatives of Columbia University Press talked about the value of university presses and how to publish with them.

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  • emWhat Editors Doem
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    What Editors Do

    Peter Ginna, former publisher and editorial director at Bloomsbury Press, described the duties of a book editor. He was joined in conversation by literary agent Gail Ross and Cal Morgan,…

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  • In Depth with David Ignatius
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    In Depth with David Ignatius

    David Ignatius talked about his books and responded to questions from Book TV viewers. Mr. Ignatius is the author of many books, including Body of Lies, The Director, and Agents of…

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  • Washington Journal David Rudenstine Discusses the History of the Pentagon Papers
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    David Rudenstine on the History of the Pentagon Papers

    David Rudenstine, author of the book The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case, discussed the history of the Pentagon Papers case and its relevance in the present.…

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