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James M. McPherson

A Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War historian, will discuss his book "Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief"

David Greene

NPR's Moscow bureau chief, will discuss his book "Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey Into the Heart of Russia"

Deborah Wiles

Will read from her young adult novel "Revolution" about two Mississippi children, one black, the other white, during the Freedom Summer of 1964

Bryan Stevenson

A professor at NYU, who founded the Equal Justice Initiative to defend juvenile, indigent, and other prisoners denied fair or adequate representation, will discuss his book "Just Mercy" about his effort to defend a young man convicted of a crime he didn't commit

Craig Johnson

Will read from the latest installment in his series about Sheriff Walt Longmire, "Wait for Signs: Twelve Longmire Stories"

Azar Nafisi

The bestselling author of "Reading Lolita in Tehran," will discuss her book "The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books"

Dan Jones

A British historian, will discuss his book "The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors"

Jim Dwyer

A Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist, will discuss his book "More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys and Their Heroic Quest to Save Your Privacy from Facebook"

Clarence Page

A nationally syndicated columnist, will discuss his book "Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984-2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change"

Marilynne Robinson

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Gilead" will discuss her novel "Lila"

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