James Swanson

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Swanson, author of End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy, talks about JFK's final hours.

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Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m.
Maisie Dobbs gets wrapped up in a murder case while traveling from India back to England in the latest mystery by Jacqueline Winspear.
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Monday, April 6 at 7 p.m.
The author, a former ambassador, tells stories from his career in the State Department in Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy.
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Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m.
The author, who is also a poet and the editor of Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor, reads from his new satirical novel, The Sellout.
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Wednesday, April 8 at 7 p.m.
Simic, a popular essayist, cultural critic, and poet shares excerpts from his latest collections, The Life of Images and The Lunatic.
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Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m.
In Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays, the author explores the famous and lesser-known female characters in the Bard's plays.
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Monday, April 13 at 7 p.m.
The author, a longtime Washington Post reporter, explores the life of the First Lady in Michelle Obama: A Life.
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Tuesday, April 14 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed novelist chronicles five generations of family members living in Northern California in her new novel, The Children's Crusade.
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Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m.
Miller, the notorious New York Times reporter who got drawn into the middle of the Plame Affair, recounts her version of the events in The Story: A Reporter's Journey.
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Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m.
NPR reporter Simon describes his fond relationship with his late mother in Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime, which originated as a series of tweets.
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Saturday, April 25 at 6 p.m.
Daum appears to discuss Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed, a collection of essays from different authors about not having children, which she edited.
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Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m.
The National Book Award-winning poet reads from his new collection, How to Be Drawn.
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Thursday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Albee explains fashion to children in her new volume, Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History .
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