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Curtis Sittenfeld | Miami Book Fair 2018

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Curtis Sittenfeld | Miami Book Fair 2018

16m 52s

Curtis Sittenfeld on "You Think It, I'll Say It: Stories" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair interviewed by Rich Fahle. A suburban mother of two fantasizes about the downfall of an old friend whose wholesome lifestyle empire may or may not be built on a lie. A high-powered lawyer honeymooning with her husband is caught off guard by the appearance of the girl who tormented her in high school.

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Markus Zusak | 2019 National Book Festival

Born in Sydney Australia, author Markus Zusak's 2005 young-adult World War II novel 'The Book Thief' won Publishers Weekly's Best Children's Book of the Year and was recently adapted into a film. Last autumn, he published 'Bridge of Clay,' the story of five brothers discovering the secret behind their father's disappearance. He has written six novels.

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16m 8s

Lalia Lalami | 2019 National Book Festival

Author Laila Lalami's 'The Moor's Account’ won the American Book Award, the Arab American Book Award, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Lalami joins PBS Books in D.C. at the National Book Festival to talk about her writing, which includes the most recent 2019 novel 'The Other Americans,' a hybrid of family saga, murder mystery, and love story.

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Marie Arana | 2019 National Book Festival

Peruvian-American author Marie Arana is not only senior advisor to the U.S. Librarian of Congress, but also the director of the National Book Festival. Her latest, Silver, Sword & Stone tells the stories of three contemporary Latin Americans embodying the forces of exploration, violence, and religion across thousands of years of vivid history.

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12m 9s

Amitav Ghosh | 2019 National Book Festival

Born in Calcutta, and raised between India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, Amitav Ghosh has published several works of fiction as well as non-fiction and was honored with a lifetime achievement award at the Times of India festival in Mumba, in 2018. His newest, 'Gun Island,' comes out September 10, but he is also well-known for his 'Ibis Trilogy,' which began in 2008 with 'Sea of Poppies,'

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Ngozi Ukazu | 2019 National Book Festival

Writer and illustrator Ngozi Ukazu, creator of the online graphic novel series, Check, Please! Ukazu became obsessed with hockey during her senior year at Yale, leading to the story of her protagonist, an ex-junior figure skating champion turned college hockey player adjusting to contact sports and grappling with developing feelings for the team's captain.

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