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The University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum is a non-profit, nationally-recognized literary event. Author Forum programs carefully match an author and interviewer; their hour-long candid conversation takes place before a live audience at The Kentucky Center in Louisville.

The University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum is a non-profit, nationally-recognized literary event. Author Forum programs carefully match an author and interviewer; their hour-long candid conversation takes place before a live audience at The Kentucky Center in Louisville.
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The University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum is a non-profit, nationally-recognized literary event. Author Forum programs carefully match an author and interviewer; their hour-long candid conversation takes place before a live audience at The Kentucky Center in Louisville.

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English

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Doris Kearns Goodwin - Leadership in Turbulent Times

12/7/2018
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Pulitzer-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses her book, "Leadership in Turbulent Times," at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on Dec. 6, 2018. Interviewed by A. Scott Berg.

Duration:01:04:48

Charles Graeber - The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer

11/28/2018
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Charles Graeber discusses his book, "The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer," at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on Nov. 15, 2018. Interviewed by Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhD.

Duration:00:58:24

Casey Gerald - There Will Be No Miracles Here

10/31/2018
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Casey Gerald discusses his memoir, "There Will Be No Miracles Here," at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on Oct. 25, 2018. Interviewed by CNN contributor Van Jones.

Duration:01:04:24

John Feinstein - The First Major: The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup

10/2/2018
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Sports writer John Feinstein discusses his book, "The First Major: The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup" at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on Sept. 20, 2018. Interviewed by Mike Tirico of NBC Sports.

Duration:01:01:26

Malcolm Nance - The Plot to Hack America

4/9/2018
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Counter-terrorism expert Malcolm Nance, author of "The Plot to Hack America," at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on April 5, 2018. Interviewed by Ned Price of National Security Action.

Duration:00:59:21

David Frum - Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

2/5/2018
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David Frum discusses his book, "Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic," at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on Jan. 31, 2018. Interviewed by David Jolly.

Duration:01:01:51

Masha Gessen - The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

12/21/2017
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Masha Gessen discusses her latest book, "The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia," at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on 12/19/17. Interviewed by Clarissa Ward.

Duration:00:58:53

Robert Wright - Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

12/1/2017
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Robert Wright, author of "Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment," at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on Nov. 27, 2017; interviewed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. (Photo credit: Barry Munger)

Duration:01:05:37

Thomas Friedman - Thank You For Being Late: Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

5/9/2017
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Thomas Friedman, Pulitzer Prize winning author and columnist, interviewed by U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on May 8, 2017.

Duration:00:57:49

Joseph Stiglitz: The Euro, The Great Divide, The Price of Inequality

4/18/2017
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Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize winner in Economics, interviewed by Rana Foroohar at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on April 13, 2017.

Duration:00:58:38

P.J. O'Rourke - How the Hell Did This Happen?

3/28/2017
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P.J. O'Rourke discusses his book, "How the Hell Did This Happen? The 2016 Presidential Election," at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on March 20, 2017. Interviewed by Robert Siegel of National Public Radio.

Duration:00:58:13

Colson Whitehead - The Underground Railroad

12/13/2016
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Hour-long interview of Colson Whitehead at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on Dec. 5, 2016. Interviewed by Buzzfeed's Isaac Fitzgerald.

Duration:00:57:08

Sebastian Junger - Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

9/28/2016
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Sebastian Junger, author of War and The Perfect Storm, discusses his latest book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, with journalist Joe Klein at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on Sept 21, 2016.

Duration:00:57:20

Joe Nocera - Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA

4/27/2016
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Joe Nocera at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on April 18, 2016. Interviewed by Buzz Bissinger.

Duration:00:57:45

Diane Rehm: On My Own

4/27/2016
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Diane Rehm interviewed by Ann Patchett at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on March 23, 2016.

Duration:01:03:44

Why the Right Went Wrong: E.J. Dionne at the Kentucky Author Forum

3/2/2016
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For decades, E.J. Dionne has been one of the most prominent journalists and left-leaning political commentators in the U.S. The Washington Post columnist and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution is known not only for his sharp defenses of liberalism, but also for a deep curiosity about the other side of the political aisle. His latest book is called “Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond.” He was interviewed about the book on Feb. 24, 2016 at...

Duration:01:02:29

The Avenue of Mysteries: John Irving at Kentucky Author Forum 11/10/15

11/17/2015
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The Avenue of Mysteries: John Irving at Kentucky Author Forum 11/10/15 by Kentucky Author Forum

Duration:01:07:16

David Boies: Proposition 8 and the Legal Battle for Marriage Equality

4/3/2015
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David Boies is a distinguished American trial lawyer who has litigated some of the highest profile cases in recent history. His recent book, "Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality," offers a dramatic and up-close account of his arguments, and ultimate triumph, in the landmark Supreme Court case which struck down Proposition 8, reinstating the freedom to marry for gays and lesbians in California. In this University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum event dated 3/24/15, Boies...

Duration:00:58:57

Jessye Norman: Stand Up Straight and Sing!

11/21/2014
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Operatic singer Jessye Norman interviewed at the Kentucky Author Forum on Nov. 17, 2014, following publication of her memoir, "Stand Up Straight and Sing!" The interviewer is Gloria Steinem, writer, lecturer, editor, feminist activist, and co-founder of Ms. magazine.

Duration:00:54:30

Timothy Geithner on Stopping the Panic in a Financial Crisis

11/7/2014
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Timothy Geithner discusses his book "Stress Test" at the Kentucky Author Forum on 11/3/14.

Duration:01:03:09