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    Tough as They Come

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, about his three tours of duty in Afghanistan and becoming a quadruple amputee after he triggered…

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    And the Good News Is...

    Dana Perino talked about her book And the Good News Is...: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side, in which she recounts her path to the White House, her tenure in the Bush administration,…

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    The Black Calhouns

    Gail Lumet Buckley talked about her book The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family, in which she examines American history through the lens of her…

    548 views
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    The Job

    Steve Osborne talked about his book The Job: True Tales from the Life of a New York City Cop, in which he recalls his twenty-year career in the New York Police Department. This was part of…

    633 views
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    The Oregon Trail

    Rinker Buck talked about his book, The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey, about the importance of the Oregon Trail, the 2,000 mile road that runs through six states from Missouri to the…

    674 views
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    Republic of Spin

    David Greenberg talked about his book Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency, in which he provides a history of how the White House has tried to control its message, from…

    412 views
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    Savannah: A History of Her People Since 1733

    Preston Russell talked about the comprehensive book about his hometown of Savannah that he co-wrote with his wife. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the rotunda of Telfair Academy at…

    368 views
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    Doctored

    Sandeep Jauhar, director of the Heart Failure Program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, talked about his book, Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician. He spoke in…

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    Sally Ride

    Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space. She spoke in Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square as part of the 2015 Savannah Book Festival, held…

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    Empire of the Summer Moon

    S.C. Gwynne talked about his book Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History. He responded to…

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    The Return of George Washington

    Professor Edward Larson talked about his book, The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789. This biography reveals the importance of General Washington reluctantly coming out of retirement…

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    Savage Harvest

    Carl Hoffman, contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler, talked about his book, Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for…

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    Supreme City

    Donald Miller talked about his book, Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America. He spoke in Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square as part of the 2015…

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    Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy

    Karen Abbott talked about her book, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War. She spoke in Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square as part of the 2015…

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    The Astronaut Wives Club

    Lily Koppel talked about her book, The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story, in which she tells the story of the wives of the Mercury 7 astronauts, who became media sensations in the 1960s.…

    408 views
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    Trident K9 Warriors

    Mike Ritland talked about his book, Trident K9 Warriors: My Tale from the Training Ground to the Battlefield with Elite Navy SEAL Canines. He spoke at the 2014 Savannah Book Festival which…

    502 views
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    Company Man

    John Rizzo talked about his book, Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA, in which he presents an inside look at the CIA’s evolution from a clandestine organization…

    376 views
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    American Mirror

    Deborah Solomon talked about her book, American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell, in which she recounts the life of artist Norman Rockwell, best known for his portraits of…

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    2014 Savannah Book Festival

    BookTV was live from the 7th annual Savannah Book Festival, which took place from February 13-16, 2014 in Telfair Square and at the Trustees Theater in Savannah, Georgia. Scheduled programs…

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    Wilson

    A. Scott Berg talked about his book, Wilson, in which he chronicles the life and work of the 28th President of the United States. He spoke at the 2014 Savannah Book Festival which took place from…

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