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
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
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
Bob Woodward offers interviews with Ford and Bush as cautionary tales on telling the 'truth': In an interview with Richard Norton Smith, Bob Woodward talks about journalism in America, interviewing Presidents Ford, Nixon, and Bush and the difficulties of keeping them honest
Sara Nelson, Jennifer Baumgardner, Katha Pollitt, and Eyal Press re-focus abortion issue for 2007: 'Publishers Weekly' editor-in-chief Sara Nelson heads panel of pro-choice activists/authors in discussion of Roe v. Wade in the context of the post-election 2006 power shift in Washington.
Donald Hall assumes lofty role of U.S. Poet Laureate at National Book Festival: Donald Hall is publicly introduced as the new U.S. Poet Laureate at the National Book Festival and reads at a symposium on 'Love and Death' at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center where his wife, the poet Jane Kenyon, had been cared for in her last days.
Brad Meltzer 'spies' on President's White House bedroom: Brad Meltzer shares stories of fame in Bulgaria, researching Presidents in Texas and Harlem, and peaking into the Presdident's White House bedroom.
Monica Wood, Any Bitter Thing.
Monica Wood celebrates the publication of her third novel, Any Bitter Thing with a reading at Longfellow Books in Portland Maine.
Sofi Oksanen measures the effects of war and fascism with stockings and a 'lipstick index'.
Finland's global literary rock star Sofi Oksanen, award-winning author of 'Purge,' takes the stage at the 2013 Goteborg Book Fair to review her writing career and newest bestseller 'When the Doves Disappeared' with Iranian-born Swedish author and book critic Athena Farrokhzad.
Barbara Kafka serves up healthy alternatives in 'The Intolerant Gourmet'.
Multiple award-winning, including the James Beard Foundation lifetime achievement award, author and New York Times food journalist Barbara Kafka serves up her new book of lactose and gluten-free recipes for gourmet cooks.
Aline and R. Crumb are more than a little 'Drawn Together'.
Aline Crumb tells the story of how she and the legendary R. Crumb have been more than a little 'drawn together' for more than forty years.
Richard Ford autographs acclaimed novel 'Canada' (recently released in trade paperback).
Award winning, bestselling author Richard Ford makes his first appearance in six years at BEA 2012 to autograph his newest bestseller, 'Canada.'