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    Erin E. & Philip C. Stead: 2012 National Book Festival Erin E. Stead and Philip C. Stead appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Amy Riolo: 2014 National Book Festival Amy Riolo appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Riolo, Amy
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    A Dialogue on the 400th Anniversary of 'Don Quixote' "A Dialogue on the 400th Anniversary of 'Don Quixote'," was part of the Hispanic Division's Scholarly Seminars, held twice a year. The event was sponsored by the Embassy of Spain Cultural Office, the Kluge Center and George Washington University. A perennial classic, "Don Quixote," published in 1605, is the most translated book in the world after the Bible. The dialogue between two scholars, Ines ...
    • Date: 2005-11-17
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    Barry Svrluga: 2015 National Book Festival Barry Svrluga discusses "The Grind: Inside Baseball's Hardest Season" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Svrluga, Barry
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Terry Pratchett: Book Fest 07 Terry Pratchett in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Pratchett, Terry
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Joy Harjo: 2012 National Book Festival Joy Harjo appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Harjo, Joy
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Public Markets Public markets, with their small vendors selling locally-grown food and locally-made crafts, accentuate the qualities of a town and help build a sense of community. Helen Tangires, author of "Public Markets," discussed her book, which is a richly illustrated compendium of the wide variety of architectural structures devoted to the urban marketplace. Drawn from the Library's unparalleled collections, more than 800 photographs, architectural drawings, ...
    • Contributor: Tangiers, Helen
    • Date: 2008-12-03
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    Cynthia Kadohata: 2014 National Book Festival Cynthia Kadohata appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Kadohata, Cynthia
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Jon Stallworthy: Book Fest 07 Jon Stallworthy in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Stallworthy, Jon
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Poet & Writer Zainab Hassan Somali writer and poet Zainab Hassan discusses her work in an interview presented in partnership with the Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa.
    • Contributor: Hassan, Zainab
    • Date: 2014-06-10
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    Poet Laureate Donald Hall Opens the Literary Season Donald Hall opened the Library's 2006-07 literary season with a reading of poems from his book "White Apples and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems 1946-2006" (Houghton Mifflin, 2006).
    • Contributor: Hall, Donald
    • Date: 2006-10-03
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    James Ransome: 2010 National Book Festival National best-selling author and illustrator James Ransome appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Ransome, James
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    George Duran: 2008 National Book Festival Chef George Duran appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Duran, George
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Jane Hirshfield: 2009 National Book Festival Jane Hirshfield, author of six collections of poetry appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Hirshfield, Jane
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Sharon Robinson on Literacy Sharon Robinson addresses the importance of literacy at the 2016 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Robinson, Sharon
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Michael Lind: 2008 National Book Festival Poet Michael Lind appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Lind, Michael
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    The Armenian Language & its Place in the Indo-European Linguistic Family Charles de Lamberterie discusses the history of the Armenian language as part of the 17th Annual Vardanants Day celebration.
    • Contributor: De Lamberterie, Charles
    • Date: 2013-09-19
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    2006 Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature Authors Margarita Engle and Jennifer Riesmeyer Elvgren and illustrators Sean Qualls and Nicole Tadgell received the 2006 Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature at the 14th annual award presentation hosted by the Library of Congress Hispanic Division and the Center for the Book. The award is sponsored by the Consortium of the Latin American Studies Program (CLASP) at the University of Wisconsin ...
    • Date: 2007-10-06
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    Joyce Carol Oates: Book Fest 07 Joyce Carol Oates in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Oates, Joyce Carol
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Tomie dePaola: 2011 National Book Festival Illustrator and writer Tomie dePaola appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Depaola, Tomie
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    An Open Book: Coming of Age in the Heartland Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic Michael Dirda, senior editor of the "Washington Post Book World", discussed his new memoir.
    • Contributor: Dirda, Michael
    • Date: 2003-10-14
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    From Gospel to Law: The Lutheran Reformation & its Impact on Law, Politics & Society Legal scholar John Witte Jr. discussed how the Protestant Reformation transformed not only theology and the church but also law and the state. Drawing on new biblical and classical learning, Protestant theologians and jurists brought sweeping changes to constitutional order, criminal law, family law, and the laws of education and social welfare. This lecture, offered in anticipation of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's ...
    • Contributor: Witte Jr., John
    • Date: 2015-11-05
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    Ethel Payne, First Lady of the Black Press James McGrath Morris discussed his new book "Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press." Payne was a journalist as a reporter for the Chicago Defender. In those pages, she continually urged President Dwight D. Eisenhower to support desegregation. She continued throughout her career to report on the struggles of the civil rights era, and her work is credited ...
    • Contributor: Morris , James McGrath
    • Date: 2015-07-21
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    The Quiet People: A Memoir Kelle Groom reads from a manuscript in progress, which is a memoir incorporating private and public history in a lyrically structured narrative that examines contemporary concerns through the lens of the author's Finnish, Irish, and Wampanoag ancestors in Massachusetts. The title references ancestors who left little written record, which challenges Groom to make their lives visible and discover how her life connects to their ...
    • Contributor: Groom, Kelle
    • Date: 2011-12-20
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    Marc Brown & Judy Sierra: 2012 National Book Festival Marc Brown & Judy Sierra appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2012-09-22