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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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    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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    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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    Wilmington Literary Walking Tour

    Gwenyfar Rohler gave a walking tour of some of Wilmington, North Carolina’s important literary sites. Ms. Rohler is the owner of Old Books on Front Street. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a…

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    Black Swan Books

    Owner Nicholas Cooke talked about his antiquarian book store, Black Swan Books. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Richmond, Virginia,…

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    Midtown Scholar Bookstore

    Co-owners Eric Papenfuse and Catherine Lawrence gave a tour of the Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and spoke about its history, mission, and day to day operations. He also showed selections…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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