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Political Histories: John W. Dean and Rick Perlstein

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Political Histories: John W. Dean on The Nixon Defense and Rick Perlstein on The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan. Continue


Mark Strand Tribute at Miami Book Fair

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Mark Strand: A Poetry Reading and Tribute with Adam Fitzgerald, Jorie Graham, Carl Phillips, Robert Polito and Vijay Seshadri. Continue


Phil Klay Interview at Miami Book Fair

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Jeffrey Brown interviews author Phil Klay about his National Book Award winning novel, Redeployment, at Miami Book Fair International 2014. Continue


Charles Blow, Richard Blanco, & Roz Chast at Miami Book Fair

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Charles M. Blow on Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir; Richard Blanco on The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood; and Roz Chast on Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir. Continue


Laura Kipnis Interview at Miami Book Fair

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Rich Fahle interviews author and essayist Laura Kipnis about her new collection, Men: Notes From an Ongoing Investigation, at Miami Book Fair International 2014. Continue


Chuck Todd Interview at Miami Book Fair

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Rich Fahle interviews author and NBC Meet The Press host, Chuck Todd about new political biography, The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House, at Miami Book Fair International 2014. Continue


Donald Antrim Interview at Miami Book Fair

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Jeffrey Brown interviews author Donald Antrim about his first collection of stories, The Emerald Light in the Air at Miami Book Fair International 2014. Continue


Why adults want Samuel L Jackson to read to them at bedtime

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Adam Mansbach, author of “Go the F*ck to Sleep," explains why Samuel L Jackson was his first choice for the audio book in this online exclusive. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


The Jewel in the Crown - Series Preview

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Adapted for television from the four novels by Paul Scott, "The Raj Quartet", The Jewel in the Crown is set in India in the last uneasy years of British rule, when rioting and violence heralded the granting of independence. It is the story of the men and women of both ruling and ruled classes, trying amidst the turmoil to come to terms with the drastic changes taking place around them. Continue


Poet Mark Strand reads 'A Suite Of Appearances: 4'

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Prize-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Mark Strand died on Saturday. We remember him with his reading of "A Suite Of Appearances: 4," given during an interview with the NewsHour in 1999. You can see the full interview and the text of the poem here: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/entertainment-jan-june99-pulitzer_4-15/ More Poetry: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/poetry/ Continue


Azar Nafisi on The Republic of Imagination - Miami Book Fair

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Azar Nafisi invites us to join her as citizens of her “Republic of Imagination,” a country where the villains are conformity and orthodoxy and the only passport to entry is a free mind and a willingness to dream. Continue


Nicholson Baker in conversation with NPR’s Alan Cheuse

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Nicholson Baker on The Paul Chowder Chronicles: The Anthologist and Traveling Sprinkler, Two Novels in conversation with NPR’s Alan Cheuse Continue


Charles M. Blow Interview at Miami Book Fair

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Rich Fahle interviews New York Times columnist and author, Charles Blow about his new memoir, Fire Shut Up In My Bones at Miami Book Fair International. Continue


Norman Lear Interview at Miami Book Fair

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Kelly Corrigan interviews author and television icon Norman Lear about his new memoir, Even This I Get to Experience, at Miami Book Fair International 2014. Continue


Kami Garcia Interview at Miami Book Fair

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Rich Fahle interviews author Kami Garcia about her latest young adult novel and the second book in the Legion series, Unmarked, at Miami Book Fair International 2014. Continue


Barbara Ehrenreich Interview at Miami Book Fair

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Rich Fahle interviews author Barbara Ehrenriech about her book, Living With a Wild God: An Unbeliever¹s Search for the Truth About Everything at Miami Book Fair International 2014. Continue


John Waters on Hitchhiking Across America at Miami Book Fair

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John Waters is an iconic American filmmaker, actor, director, screen writer, standup comedian, writer, and visual artist best known for his cult films, including Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, and Cecil B. DeMented. His latest book is Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes his Way Across America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; $26.00). Waters is putting his life on the line. Continue


Claudia Rankine's poem 'Stop and Frisk'

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Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine and her husband John Lucas create “situation videos,” short films illustrating Rankine's poetry. This video, called "Stop and Fisk," featured Rankine's poem about “policing of the black body.” Continue


Poet Claudia Rankine on the violent deaths of black men

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Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine reads a prose poem from her recently book, “Citizen.” The collection deals with the violent deaths of black men that have dominated the headlines over the last several years. Continue


Norman Lear on Even This I Get To Experience - MIA Book Fair

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In his memoir, the dynamic and always controversial television producer shares fifty years of show business and politics, with all the candor and wisdom expected from the creator of All in the Family. Continue


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