John Fiske reads from his novel, The Library Book, about the murder of Stanford White
Appearing at the Small Press Book Fair in December, 2006, John Fiske read two sections from his novel titled The Library Book (Black Spruce Media; May, 2006)about the murder of the great American architect Stanford White. A student of history at Trinity College, Fiske imagined the friendship of architects John Carrere and Thomas Hastings and dramatized the moment the news came that fellow architect and friend Stanford White was murdered.
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Linda Le Blanc returns from Mt. Everest to read from her novel 'Beyond The Summit': Linda LeBlanc appears in Sherpa dress at the Small Press Book Fair to read from her novel 'Beyond The Summit'
Deanna Shapiro reads from her poetic memoir about her mother's death: Deanna Shapiro reads from her poetic memoir titled 'Conversations at the Nursing Home' of her mother's death
Sharyn McCrumb takes trophy as world's bestselling NASCAR novelist: Sharyn McCrumb tells how and why she switched from writing historical fiction set in Appalachia to writing NASCAR novels, and proved NASCAR fans can read
Carl Hiaasen rips O.J. Simpson, Miami Herald, Mark Foley, Katherine Harris and south Florida follies: Bestselling mystery writer and Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen is tour guide to south Florida follies, from O.J. Simpson and the 9/11 hijackers to Mark Foley and Katherine Harris
Nora Ephron admits Billy Crystal came up with the line that made her famous: Acclaimed essayist, novelist, Hollywood screenwriter and director Nora Ephron brings her wit to the Miami Book Fair International 2006 and offers the epiphanies of her writing career
Lawrence Wright tells the story of Al-Qaida and the road to 9/11: New Yorker writer Lawrence Wright takes readers inside the minds, motivations, operations and strategies of Al-Qaeda terrorists, offering reasons why Al-Qaeda cannot succeed
Barack Obama makes big splash in Miami; then jumps into the pool of presidential hopefuls: U.S. Senator Barack Obama appears at sold out Miami Book Fair event to talk about his book, ('The Audacity of Hope'), and is greeted with 'Thank you, Mr. President--'
Washington Post, October 1, 2006, features 'Video Man' (a.k.a. Kurt Aldag) founder of iReadNet: Washington Post publishing industry reporter Bob Thompson covers National Book Festival through the camera lense of iReadNet founder and editor-in-chief Kurt Aldag
Helen Thomas and Myra MacPherson wonder if the watchdogs of democracy will ever bark again: Famed White House Press Corps reporter-turned-columnist Helen Thomas and former Washington Post/New York Times/Vanity Fair reporter Myra MacPherson team up to discuss how the watchdogs of democracy, from I.F. Stone and the Kennedy Administration to today, lost their bark
Paul A. Mayewski, The Ice Chronicles: The Quest to Understand Global Climate Change.
Science: World-renowned scientist and explorer, Paul Mayewski, describes his quest to understand global climate change and his new book. (Interview, 7 minutes).
Chris Hayes takes aim at Rush Limbaugh's well-financed, denialist 'alternative empirical reality'.
American political commentator on the MSNBC cable news network and bestselling author Chris Hayes takes down Rush Limbaugh and right wing 'denialists' in his debut at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International.
Liz Gutman and Jen King offer a 'liddabit' of sweet talk with Heather McPherson and Yvan Lemoine.
Candy entrepreneurs Liz Gutman and Jen King brought their confectionery talents to the 2012 Miami Book Fair International, along with food journalist Heather McPherson and Food Network TV's chef Yvan Lemoine for an exploration of gourmet, regional, and ethnic food innovation.
Comix Chix kiss genre and gender stereotypes in comics good-bye, KAPOW!.
Geek Nation's Kate Kotler brings her Comix Chix podcast, featuring Amy Reeder, Jen Aprahamian, Heidi MacDonald, Jill Pantozzi, Jenny Frison, and Ashley Eckstein, to the 2013 edition of C2E2.
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