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A Literary Protest for Free Expression in China
Join PEN American Center with acclaimed writers Sergio De La Pava, Jennifer Egan, Ha Jin, Alison Klayman, Chang-Rae Lee, and Victoria Redel to protest Beijing's efforts to silence Ai Weiwei and other Chinese writers and artists.
Vying for Allah's Vote: Part 3
Author Haroon Ullah discusses his book
Vying for Allah's Vote: Understanding Islamic Parties, Political Violence, and Extremism in Pakistan
. For more information on the book, please visit: http://press.georgetown.edu/book/georgetown/vying-allahs-vote
Cristen Hemingway Jaynes and John Hemingway discuss their family's legacy
Authors Cristen Hemingway Jaynes and John Hemingway will chat their work and the complex and sometimes troubling legacy of their family.
Graphic Novelist Paul Hornschemeier
Graphic Novelist Paul Hornschemeier joins Alex Cox, Deputy Director of Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, in our cozy rare book room to chat about his latest project.
NBCC 2013 Finalists Reading
Anthony Marra, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Alice McDermott, Ruth Ozeki, Frank Bidart, Lucie Brock-Broido, Denise Duhamel, Carmen Giménez Smith, Hilton Als, Aleksandar Hemon, Rebecca Solnit, Amy Wilentz, Scott Anderson, Leo Damrosch, Linda Leavell, Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy, Sheri Fink, David Finkel, George Packer, and Lawrence Wright.
Cambridge University Press World Book Day
Cambridge University Press welcomed 160 local students to celebrate World Book Day 2014.
Greg Grandin on
Empire of Necessity
In his new book,
The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World
, acclaimed historian Greg Grandin examines how the transnational slave trade transformed the world, causing mass economic, social and political upheaval in ways that continue to reverberate today.
Bookforum's "The Night we Called it a Day"
s annual Valentine's Day–ish reading, featuring David Byrne, Rivka Galchen, Ed Park, Zadie Smith, and Colm Toibin.
Tom Lutz Interviews T.C. Boyle
Festival of Books. See more videos at http://lareviewofbooks.org/av/
Rebecca Goldstein, Authors@Google
Goldstein returns to Google, this time with Plato, to talk about her new book.
Thomas Piketty on Economic Inequality
"Every now and then, the field of economics produces an important book; this is one of them," writes Tyler Cowen in his
review of Thomas Piketty's
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know
Peter W. Singer is a Senior Fellow and the Director of the 21st Century Defense Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
"He Gave Us Back Our History": Isabel Allende on Gabriel Garcia Marquez
In an exclusive interview, Chilean novelist Isabel Allende remembers the life and legacy of late writer Gabriel García Márquez.
William S. Burroughs: 100 Years
LARB A.V. presents a short feature on the life of writer William S. Burroughs in honor of his birthday centennial this year.
"HRC" Authors on the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton | MetroFocus
Jonathan Allen, White House reporter for Bloomberg News, and Amie Parnes, Senior White House correspondent for
, join MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman to discuss their new book,
HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton