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2014 National Book Festival Schedule Saturday, August 30

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Alice McDermott on the National Book Festival Before 9/11 & Its Exit from the Mall

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Who Wrote That Political Memoir?

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Wash Post: "Reading Different Online"

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Senator Ted Cruz to Publish Memoir

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Wash. Post: "Books Losing Our Attention"

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18 Bookstores Every Book Lover Must Visit At Least Once (Business Insider)

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A Netflix for Books?

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Is a Library Without Print Books a Library?

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Chicago Public Library Named Nation's Best Urban Public Library System

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National Book Festival Announces Move to New Venue in 2014

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ABFFE Joins Campaign Against NSA Surveillance

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David Axelrod Book Planned for 2014

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Jason Epstein on How Books Will Survive Amazon

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The Nation: "The Amazon Effect" on Book Publishing

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David Carr (NYT): Why Barnes & Noble Is Good for Amazon

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The New York Times: Do Books Have Any Impact on Policy in Washington?

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Google Wins Book-Scanning Lawsuit

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Washington Post: "I Just Read a Pile of Books by Cable Talk-Show Hosts — So You Don’t Have To" by Erik Wemple

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WSJ: How to Salvage Barnes & Noble

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Authors Guild President Scott Turow on The Slow Death of the American Author

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"The End Of Everything" as Book Title

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Overview of U.S. Dept. of Justice Lawsuit against Apple & Publishers

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Opinions on the Current State of Publishing

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E-Books:"The New Pamphleteers"

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Condoleezza Rice Writing New Book

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Amazon Proposes Digital Library

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Chicago Slated to Host American Writers Museum

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Ready for E-Book Subscriptions?

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What is a Book Today?

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E-Book Consumers Notified of Refunds

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Publishers Develop 'One-Stop' Book Site

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Bookstores Turning to Web Donors

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American Booksellers Association takes issue with President Obama's visit to an Amazon facility

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"The Young and the Bookless"

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Book TV Schedule

Upcoming Programs

IN DEPTH

In Depth is Book TV's monthly interview/call-in program with an author featuring his or her body of work.  It's LIVE on the first Sunday of every month.    Mark Levin, Bonnie Morris, Peniel Joseph, Bing West, Luis Rodriguez, Amity Shlaes, Reza Aslan, and Ron Paul are this year's past guests so far.

Sep 7 Mary Frances Berry  www.maryfrancesberry.com
Oct 5  Joan Biskupic www.joanbiskupic.com

You can watch all past In Depths online by using the "Search" function in the upper left hand corner of this website.

EVENT COVERAGE

Here are some events that Book TV will be covering in the coming weeks:

August 21 -  Los Angeles: Four Seasons Hotel, Kenneth Timmerman, Dark Forces

August 21 - Chicago: Union League, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), The Way Forward in conversation with Mitt Romney           

August 30 - Washington, DC:  Walter E. Washington Convention Center, National Book Festival (LIVE)

September 8: - Cambridge, MA: Harvard Bookstore, Edward Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told

September 9 - Asheville, NC: Malaprop's Bookstore, Karen Abbott, Liar Temptress Soldier Spy

September 15 - NYC: Barnes & Noble, Mark Obama Ndesandjo, An Obama's Journey

September 15 - Austin, TX: Bookpeople, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

September 17 - New Canaan, CT: New Canaan Public Library, Ronald Rosbottom, When Paris Went Dark

September 17 - Ridgefield, CT: Ridgefield Library, Todd Brewster, Lincoln's Gamble

September 19 - Memphis: Civil Rights Museum, Tavis Smiley, Death of a King

September 21 - Los Angeles: Four Seasons Hotel, David Horowitz, Take No Prisoners

September 22 - Atlanta: Carter Center, Lawrence Wright, Thirteen Days in September

September 23 - Las Vegas: Mob Museum, Sylvia Longmire, Border Insecurity

September 23 - NYC: Roosevelt House, Jonathan Darman, Landslide

September 25 - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University, William Deresiewicz, Excellent Sheep

September 25 - Berkeley, CA: University of California Berkeley Journalism School, Tom Shroder, Acid Test

September 29 - Philadelphia: Free Library, Henry Kissinger, World Order

September 29 - Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University, Peter Thiel, Zero to One

September 30 - Dallas: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Joyce King, Exonerated

September 30 - Atlanta: Atlanta History Center, S.C. Gwynne, Rebel Yell

 

 

 

 

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

Book TV covers many book festivals each year, many of them LIVE.  In 2014, our festival coverage will include book festivals in Tucson, Los Angeles, Chicago, Charlottesville, New York, Freedom Fest in Vegas, Brooklyn, the Roosevelt Reading Festival in Hyde Park, NY, Harlem Book Festival, the Texas Book Festival and Miami Book Fair International in November.  You can watch those we've already covered online.  Find them using the "Search" button in the upper lefthand corner of this homepage.

For a complete list of upcoming book festivals, click on the BOOK FAIRS tab at the top of the page.