32May 6, 2000
J. Anthony Lukas Prize
Winners of the 2000 Lukas Prize discussed the craft of writing narrative non-fiction and how they approached the research for their books. The prize is named for Pulitzer Prize-winning author ...
34Apr 5, 2000
2000 Bancroft Prize
Faculty of Columbia University presented the 2000 Bancroft Prize to this years recipients. The winners gave brief descriptions of their books as well as discussed other topics relating to their ...
1,168Feb 9, 2000
Book Discussion on Embracing Defeat
Mr. Dower spoke about his book, Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II, published by W. W. Norton about the reconstruction of Japan. The book examines how American ...
40Nov 17, 1999
National Book Awards Dinner
Host Steve Martin introduced the chairs of the various book juries, who in turn announced the National Book Award winners. The winners also spoke briefly. Oprah Winfrey, after being ...
43Nov 16, 1999
National Book Awards Finalists Readings
Finalists from various categories of the National Book Awards read from their works.
303Apr 1, 1999
Book Discussion on Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
John Dower talked about his book, Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II, published by W.W. Norton and Company. The book tells how U.S. armed forces transformed imperial ...