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March 25 – Dorothy C. Fontana

Happy Birthday Dorothy C. Fontana! Dorothy C. Fontana (born March 25, 1939) – screenwriter and story editor of first Star Trek television series, and Star Trek – the Next Generation, and several other popular U.S. television programs. Read the Wikipedia … Continue reading

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January 12 – Haruki Murakami

Happy Birthday Haruki Murakami! Haruki Murakami (村上 春樹) (born January 12, 1949) – Japanese novelist – Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (2015) Read the Wikipedia article about Haruki Murakami Read an interview of Murakami Tsukuru Tazaki, as … Continue reading

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Complete Preview National Book Festival – Washington DC – September 5, 2015

National Book Festival September 5, 2015 Washington DC Watch online live coverage on Saturday September 5, 2015 from 12 noon to 6pm Eastern time via PBS Book View Now: PBS Book View Now Find the Book View Now schedule here … Continue reading

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Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Contemporary Life, Biography

National Book Festival September 5, 2015 Washington DC Some of the featured authors include: Contemporary Life Manuel Castells – Speaking at 10:55 – 11:40 am Signing at noon Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age (2015, … Continue reading

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Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Fiction

Get ready for the September 5, 2015 National Book Festival in Washington DC! Below are some of the authors who will speak about and sign their books Fiction Ha Jin A Map of Betrayal (2014) Viet Thanh Nguyen The Sympathizer … Continue reading

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Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Mystery and SciFi

Get ready for the September 5, 2015 National Book Festival in Washington DC! Below are some of the authors who will speak about and sign their books Mystery and Science Fiction Laura Lippman Hush, Hush (Tess Monaghan series) (2015) Marlon … Continue reading

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Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Culinary Arts

Get ready for the September 5, 2015 National Book Festival in Washington DC! Below are some of the authors who will speak about and sign their books Culinary Arts Bridget Lancaster & Bryan Roof with America’s Test Kitchen Cook’s Country … Continue reading

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