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Beyond the Screen: A Conversation with Mark Harris

In partnership with the Virginia Film Festival, we present author Mark Harris for a discussion of his new book, Mike Nichols: A Life. The acclaimed biography explores the life, work, …

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March 23, 2021 | 4PM – 4:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Law and Authors: Jacqueline Lipton in Conversation with Jane Friedman

Jacqueline Lipton, law professor, consultant, and literary agent, discusses her accessible, reader-friendly handbook for authors, agents, and editors in navigating the legal landscape of the contemporary publishing industry, in conversation …

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March 14, 2021 | 2PM – 3PM | VIRTUAL
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Be Holding: With Ross Gay

Poet Ross Gay (Be Holding: A Poem) discusses his new book-length poem, which uses basketball and, specifically, a shot Julius Erving took during the 1980 NBA finals, as the baseline …

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March 20, 2021 | 2PM – 2:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Dark Times & Mercy: John Grisham and Ian Rankin in Conversation

Authors John Grisham (A Time for Mercy) and Ian Rankin (A Song for Dark Times) discuss their new books, revisiting long-time characters, writing crime novels, and frankly, anything else they’d …

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March 26, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL