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    Interview with the National Book Foundation's Ruth Dickey

    Book TV talked to the new executive director of the National Book Foundation, Ruth Dickey.

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    Author Discussion on Illustrated History and Journalism

    Candacy Taylor (Overground Railroad), Jared Reinmuth (Big Black), Derf Backderf (Kent State), and Christian Staebler (Redbone ) discussed their photographic and illustrated books on history and…

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    Author Discussion on Politics and Graphic Novels

    Daniel Newman and George O’Connor (Unrig ), R. Sikoryak, (Constitution Illustrated), and Cynthia Levinson, (Fault Lines in the Constitution), talked about their respective illustrated books on…

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    Author Discussion on Space with Ann Druyan and Leland Melvin

    Television producer Ann Druyan, who is the author of Cosmos, and astronaut and engineer Leland Melvin, who is the author of Chasing Space, discussed the late author Ray Bradbury. This program was…

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    Historical Research in Fiction and Nonfiction

    Two best-selling authors discussed how they use historical research in their work. Novelist Kathleen Rooney’s latest is the World War I story Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey, and Miles Harvey…

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    Author Discussion on Writing Lesser Known Stories

    Joe Sacco, author of Paying the Land, Dave Chisholm, author of Chasin' the Bird, and Emei Butell, author of We Served the People, discussed writing lesser known stories. This video was…

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    Furious Hours

    Casey Cep discussed author Harper Lee’s attempt to write a true crime book. This was a virtual event hosted by the Gaithersburg Book Festival.

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    Nearer My God

    William Buckley talked about his book, Nearer My God: An Autobiography of Faith. The book is Mr. Buckley’s thirty-eighth book and reviews his experiences with religion in his lifetime and…

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    Buckley: The Right Word

    William F. Buckley Jr. and his longtime editor spoke about his new book, Buckley: The Right Word. Mr. Buckley said the book is a collection of correspondence between his friends, critics,…

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    Writers Hour with John Grisham and James McBride

    John Grisham interviewed author James McBride about books, publishing, and the process of writing books.

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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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    Interview with Mitchell Kaplan and Eduardo Padron

    BookTV talked to Miami Book Fair co-founder Mitchell Kaplan and Miami Dade College president Eduardo Padron about the Miami Book Fair.

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    Biographer Lou Cannon on Writing

    Lou Cannon, President Ronald Reagan’s biographer, talked about his relationship with the former president and the challenges of writing books about a sitting president. CC-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    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

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

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