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About Books

A bi-weekly podcast about the non-fiction book publishing industry with insider interviews, the latest news, information about bestsellers and trends, current book reviews as well as a look at books featured on C-SPAN's BookTV.

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January 21, 2022 32 min

In this episode, we talked with Keith Urbahn, president and co-founder of the DC-based literary agency Javelin.

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Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Miami's Books and Books talks about how his store has operated during the pandemic. 

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A conversation with New York Times Book Review Editor Pamela Paul about her latest book, 100 Things We've Lost to the Internet, and some of the notable books of the year.  A note: listen to our next episode on January 7, 2022.

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Carlos Lozada, nonfiction book critic for the Washington Post talks about the notable books of the year.

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A conversation with Former Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) who opened a book store in Oyster Bay, New York. Plus, a look at current non-fiction books featured on C-SPAN's BookTV for the week of November 28, 2021.

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A discussion with Janet Webster Jones, owner of Source Booksellers in Detroit, as she joins us to talk about bookselling during the pandemic.  We also preview some upcoming politics and current affairs books.

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On this week's episode, former longtime publisher of Regnery Books, Marji Ross, discusses "cancel culture" in the publishing industry…. and we look at new non-fiction books by members of Congress, including Trump Impeachment manager Representative Adam Schiff of California.

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October 28, 2021 39 sec

A bi-weekly podcast about the non-fiction publishing industry with insider interviews, the latest news, information about bestsellers and trends, current book reviews as well as a look at books featured on C-SPAN's BookTV

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