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    Panel Discussion on War

    Panelists talked about wars throughout history. Panelists included Rita Gabis, author of A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet: My Grandfather’s SS Past, My Jewish Family, A Search for Truth; Dawn MacKeen,…

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    Open Phones with Baz Dreisinger

    Baz Dreisinger talked about her book, Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World, and responded to viewer comments and questions. She was interviewed at the…

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    Panel Discussion on Science and Technology

    Panelists talked about science and technology. Panelists included Michael Hiltzik, author of Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention That Launched the Military-Industrial Complex; John Markoff,…

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    Open Phones with Taye Diggs

    Taye Diggs talked about race in America and his children’s book, Mixed Me!. He also responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of…

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    Panel Discussion on Publishing

    Panelists talked about book publishing. Panelists included Nicole Dewey, executive director of publicity at Little, Brown; Bonnie Nadell, president of Hill Nadell Literary Agency; Dan Smetanka,…

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    Panel Discussion on World History

    Panelists talked about world history. Panelists included Mary Beard, author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome; Mark Molesky, author of This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in…

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    Open Phones with Arianna Huffington

    Arianna Huffington talked about her book, The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time, and responded to viewer comments and questions. She was interviewed at the 2016…

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    Open Phones with Dennis Prager

    Dennis Prager talked about his book, The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code, and responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times…

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    Open Phones with Reza Aslan

    Reza Aslan talked about religion and politics and his book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. He also responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed at the…

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    Panel Discussion on Biographies

    Panelists talked about writing biographies. Panelists included Terry Alford, author of Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth; Kirstin Downey, author of Isabella: The Warrior Queen; and…

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    Open Phones with Nancy Cohen

    Nancy L. Cohen talked about her book, Breakthrough: The Making of America’s First Woman President, about women in politics and the prospects of the first woman president. She also responded…

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    Open Phones with Sarah Chayes

    Sarah Chayes talked about her book, Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security. She also responded to viewer comments and questions. She was interviewed at the 2016 Los…

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    Panel Discussion on Publishing

    Panelists talked about book publishing. Panelists included Isaac Fitzgerald, editor of BuzzFeed Books; Maris Kreizman, publishing outreach lead for Kickstarter; Josh Raab, founder of theNewerYork;…

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    2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Book TV presents live coverage of Day 2 of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University of Southern California. Featured authors included Reza Aslan, Arianna Huffington, and…

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    Open Phones with Joe Domanick

    Joe Domanick talked about his book, Blue: The LAPD and the Battle to Redeem American Policing, about policing in America. He also responded to viewer comments and questions. He was…

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    Panel Discussion on Education

    Panelists talked about the state of education in the U.S. Panelists included Katherine Ellison, author of Loving Learning: How Progressive Education Can Save America’s Schools; Barry Glassner,…

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    Panel Discussion on History

    Panelists talked about writing about history. Panelists included Jonathan Bryant, author of Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope; Dan Ephron, author of Killing a King: The…

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    2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Book TV presented live coverage of day one of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University of Southern California. Featured authors included Taye Diggs, Nancy Cohen, and Joe…

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    Panel Discussion on Biographies of World Leaders

    A. Scott Berg, Wilson; Kirstin Downey, Isabella: The Warrior Queen; and Stephen Kotkin, Stalin: Volume I - Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928, talked about their biographies of world leaders. The panel was…

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    Book Discussion on Citizen: An American Lyric

    Claudia Rankine talked about her book, Citizen: An American Lyric, with playwright and University of Southern California professor Brighde Mullins. She spoke at the 2015 Los Angeles Times…

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