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The Nantucket Book Festival Presents

At Home With Authors

At a time like this, we need voices like these. The Nantucket Book Foundation & Festival presents memorable conversations and time-sensitive takeaways with our 2020 authors, and a growing roster of great writers.

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Elin & Jami: Ack to NOLA

Elin Hilderbrand and Jami Attenberg compare notes on writing and resilience on Nantucket and in New Orleans.

Video & Podcast44min
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A Memorial Day Pause

Please take a minute to hear Kevin Powers, Iraq war vet and author of The Yellow Birds, read an iconic Vietnam era poem from a fallen soldier.

Video1min
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From Screen to Page

Diane Rehm’s new book started as a documentary. Here’s a gripping preview of When My Time Comes – the movie -- from filmmakers Joe Fab, Diane Naughton & Co.

Video4min
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Diane Rehm: When My Time Comes

NPR treasure Diane Rehm wants to talk about life – the prime of it, and the end of it - in her latest book, When My Time Comes. Don’t worry – this episode contains an abundance of joy.

Video & Podcast49min
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Trick Mirror

Jia Tolentino, the author of TRICK MIRROR, writes intricate sentences that turn into prescient paragraphs. After chewing on them, you get her entire glorious gist. She's a powerhouse thinker!

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Super Host

Super Host is a true joy! Rarely do I read a book that can make me laugh out loud and at the same time, gently grab at my heartstrings. This is that very special story.

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