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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.

  • 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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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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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    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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Brad Graham and Lissa Muscatine Discuss Donald Trump
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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…

  • Conversation with Lisa Lucas
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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…

  • Wilmington Literary Walking Tour
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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…

  • Black Swan Books
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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,…

  • Midtown Scholar Bookstore
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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…

  • 2016 American Book Awards
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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.”…

  • Panel Discussion on Favorite Books and Reading Habits
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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…

  • 2016 National Book Awards
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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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