4,912Apr 4, 2008
Discussion on Writing with Stephen King
Authors Stephen, Tabitha, and Owen King discussed their writing with Washington, D.C., area high school students. After all the authors read from their works they took questions from the ...
428Oct 8, 2001
Abel Berland Rare Book Library Sale
Portions of the auction of 18 rare books were shown, including a world auction record set for a work by William Shakespeare. Also sold were James Boswell’s Life of Samuel Johnson, ...
422Sep 25, 2000
Download or Die: The Future of E-Publishing
Panel members focused on issues involving publishing and the marketing of electronic books, and the implications for the publishing industry. Among the issues they addressed were costs of the ...
276Mar 14, 2002
Random House 75th Anniversary
Random House author William Styron and editor Robert Loomis were interviewed about their work, their friendship, and their history with the publishing house. The pair shared stories about ...
201Nov 20, 2002
2002 National Book Awards Ceremony
A medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters was bestowed on novelist Philip Roth. The master of ceremonies was comedian, actor, and writer Steve Martin. The chair of each ...
165Jul 26, 2002
USA Patriot Act
General Viet Dinh talked about the USA PATRIOT Act and its impact on the American public. Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act allows federal authorities to obtain warrants for customer information ...
131Dec 1, 2000
Tides of War: Recording the Audio Version
The narrator and others were interviewed about the process of turning a printed novel into a recorded audio book at Recorded Books, Inc.
The print version of Tides of War: A ...
116Nov 19, 2002
National Book Award Finalists Readings
The finalists for the 2002 National Book Awards read selections from their nominated books. Twenty authors from the four nominated categories - nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and young ...
98Oct 11, 2012
Bear Pond Books
Claire Benedict talked about the Bear Pond Books' longstanding role in the community, the impact of commercial competition and how the store has survived for nearly 40 ...
97Mar 6, 2003
Freedom to Read Protection Act
The “Freedom to Read Protection Act of 2003” was introduced by Congressman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to eliminate Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT ACT. Section 215 gives federal ...
96Aug 5, 2005
Great Books to Read in College
Leading conservative publishers talked about the publishing industry and printing books on conservative topics and traditions. They gave their recommendations for books important for any ...
92Feb 26, 2001
Anatomy of an Instant Book
This program takes a look at instant books -- timely books that are published quickly -- and the steps involved in publishing such a book. One such instant book is Deadlock: The Inside Story ...
90Jan 17, 2001
Book Collecting in the 21st Century
Mr. Gregor, book collector and owner of Gregor Books in Seattle, gave a slide
presentation on the fundamental principles of book collecting in the 21st century.
82Feb 13, 2001
Walker and Company Profile
In separate interviews, Walker and Company co-founder Beth Walker and president and publisher George Gibson talked about the history of the publishing company, the authors and the books they ...
76May 14, 2013
Quail Ridge Books and Music
Nancy Olson, owner of Quail Ridge Books and Music in Raleigh, North Carolina, talked about her community, what it’s like to own an independent bookstore, and the future of such ...
69Mar 14, 2002
Random House 75th Anniversary
The full interview with Mr. Cerf is shown. Also the full interview with Ms. Quindlen and Ms. Medina is shown.
67May 2, 2002
Publishers' Favorite New Books
Publishers talked about many new books on their lists, particularly their favorites.
63Feb 22, 2000
Spring and Summer Books
Ms. Kurland talked with book buyers from Olsson’s Books and Records about books that are to
be published in the summer of 2000. She also explained the sales process and the buyers ...
62Jan 31, 2003
The Art of Criticism
The panelists discussed the craft of book reviewing. After the discussion they answered questions from members of the audience.
58Feb 22, 2002
Literary Agent Interview
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