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  • Amy Tan Discusses emWhere the Past Beginsem
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    Where the Past Begins

    Novelist Amy Tan reflected on her writing life at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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  • emWashington Postem Nonfiction Book Critic Carlos Lozada Previews Fall Book Releases
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    Open Phones with Washington Post Nonfiction Book Critic Carlos Lozada

    Washington Post nonfiction book critic Carlos Lozada previewed fall book releases and took viewer phone calls from the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • In Depth with Eric Metaxas
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    In Depth with Eric Metaxas

    Author and radio host Eric Metaxas speaks about his life and career and responded to viewer calls and social media comments. He is the author of several books, including Bonhoeffer: Pastor,…

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  • Hillary Clinton Shares Concerns About Trump Presidency Vows to Support Resistance
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    Evening with Hillary Clinton

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about her her forthcoming memoir, calling it “an emotional catharsis.” She also pledged to support the “resistance” to the Trump presidency.

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  • Open Phones on National Book Festival Part 2
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    Open Phones on National Book Festival, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question “What are you reading?”

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  • Open Phones on National Book Festival Part 1
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    Open Phones on National Book Festival, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question “What are you reading?”

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  • emDo I Make Myself Clearem
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    Do I Make Myself Clear?

    Harold Evans talked about his book Do I Make Myself Clear?: Why Writing Well Matters. He spoke with Mike Barnicle, a political commentator on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.

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  • Interview with Robert Weil
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    Interview with Robert Weil

    Bob Weil, editor-in-chief of Liveright, previewed several of the publishing house’s Fall 2017 titles. He was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show.

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  • Interview with James Patterson
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    Interview with James Patterson

    Author James Patterson talked about his writing career. He was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual convention.

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  • Oregon Rare Books Initiative
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    Oregon Rare Books Initiative

    Professor Gordon Sayre talked about the Oregon Rare Books Initiative (ORBI). In 2013, the faculty at the University of Oregon started ORBI, which sought to increase the use of rare books and archives in the…

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  • 2017 J Anthony Lukas Prize
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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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  • emMy Life with Bobem
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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…

    740 views
  • Trenton Free Public Library
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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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  • Redding Writers Forum
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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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  • Authors Discuss Writing Biographies
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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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  • Mitchell Kaplan Les Standifrod and Ana Menendez Discuss Books and Reading
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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
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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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