TITLE: Jonathan Yardley: 2011 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Jonathan Yardley
EVENT DATE: 2011/09/24
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 45 minutes
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Jonathan Yardley appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: The 1981 Pulitzer Prize winner for criticism, Jonathan Yardley is a book critic for The Washington Post. In 2003, Yardley began his "Second Reading" series in which he "reconsiders notable and/or neglected books from the past." He ended the series in 2010, and this year a compilation volume, "Second Readings" was published. Yardley's other books include "Ring: A Biography of Ring Lardner," "Out of Step: Notes from a Purple Decade" and "Our Kind of People: The Story of an American Family."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2011