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  • emFurious Hoursem
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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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  • emNearer My Godem
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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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  • emBuckley The Right Wordem
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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,…

    520 views
  • Writers Hour with John Grisham and James McBride
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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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  • 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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  • Mitchell Kaplan and Eduardo Padron Discuss Miami Book Fair
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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
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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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  • 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.

    443 views
  • 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…

    429 views
  • 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.

    449 views
  • 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,…

    8,251 views
  • 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?”

    244 views
  • 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.

    411 views
  • 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…

    193 views
  • 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.”…

    496 views
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