Monday, September 1, 2014

September: Cuddle Up with Books and Book TV

Hillary Clinton Hard Choices | Video | C-SPAN.org: "Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, Hard Choices. She talked about about her decision making process, the perceptions of the U.S. around the globe, and some of the decisions she had to make as secretary of state. Steven Scully interviewed her at the Capital Hotel in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas. "

Book Discussion Money | Video | C-SPAN.org: "Co-authors Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames talked about their book, Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy - and What We Can Do About It, in which they trace U.S. economic troubles back to the ending of the gold standard in the 1970s and discuss what a weak U.S. dollar means for the global economy. They called for a return to the gold standard to help stabilize the economy. The co-authors spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC."

Book Discussion Good Spy | Video | C-SPAN.org: "From the 2014 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., Kai Bird speaks about his book, The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames, in which he chronicles the life and career of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative Robert Ames."

Book Discussion Lost Khrushchev | Video | C-SPAN.org: "From the 2014 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., Nina Khrushcheva speaks about her book, The Lost Khrushchev, in which she chronicles the life of Leonid Khrushchev, her grandfather and oldest son of former Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev."

Book Discussion Roosevelts Second Act | Video | C-SPAN.org: "From the 2014 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., Richard Moe speaks about his book, Roosevelt’s Second Act, in which he recounts President Franklin Roosevelt’s decision to seek an unprecedented third-term in office."

Book Discussion Bully Pulpit | Video | C-SPAN.org: "From the 2014 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks about her book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism."

Book Discussion Writing Blue Highways | Video | C-SPAN.org: "William Least Heat-Moon talked about his book, Writing "Blue Highways": The Story of How a Book Happened, in which he discusses writing and publishing his 1982 book, Blue Highways, a depiction of the United States and its people as seen from the country’s backroads. He spoke at the Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, Missouri."

Book Discussion Whatever Happened Metric System | Video | C-SPAN.org: "John Bemelmans Marciano talks about his book, Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet, in which he discusses the reasons behind the U.S. choosing not to adopt the metric system."

Book Discussion Last American Diplomat | Video | C-SPAN.org: "George Liebmann talked about his book, The Last American Diplomat: John D. Negroponte and the Changing Face of US Diplomacy, in which he chronicles the life of American diplomat, John Negroponte, whose career stretched over five decades. Mr. Liebmann spoke at the Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore, Maryland. "

more book news below (web version only--link below)



book OR author - Google News

NYTimes Books

ArtsBeat» Books

Author Earnings

Rachelle Gardner