Film, Video Arnold Rampersad: Book Fest 07

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Title

  • Arnold Rampersad: Book Fest 07

Summary

  • Arnold Rampersad in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Event Date

  • September 29, 2007

Notes

  • -  This recording is not available.
  • -  Arnold Rampersad is the author of several acclaimed biographies, including a two-volume work titled "The Life of Langston Hughes" (1986, 1988), "Jackie Robinson" (1997), and "Ralph Ellison: A Biography" (Knopf, 2007). He also collaborated with tennis great Arthur Ashe on his memoir, "Days of Grace" (1993). He has written for The New York Times Book Review, The New Republic, and The Washington Post. An elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, he also received a MacArthur Foundation fellowship. He lives in Stanford, California, where he is Sara Hart Kimball Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University.

Running Time

  • 30 minutes 44 seconds

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