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Author! Author! presents Katherine Boo
Katherine Boo won the National Book Award for Nonfiction for her book Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. She is a staff writer at The New Yorker and a former reporter and editor for The Washington Post. Her reporting has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize, a MacArthur “Genius” grant, and a National Magazine Award for Feature Writing. For the last decade, she has divided her time between the United States and India.

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Author! Author! presents Dave Eggers
Dave Eggers is the author of ten books, including most recently Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?; The Circle; and A Hologram for the King, which was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2001 for his best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. He is the founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company that produces books, a quarterly journal of new writing and a monthly magazine. Eggers is the co-founder of 826 National, a network of seven tutoring centers around the country and ScholarMatch, a nonprofit organization designed to connect students with resources, schools and donors to make college possible.

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Author! Author! presents Anthony Doerr
Anthony Doerr is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See. He is also the author of two story collections Memory Wall and The Shell Collector, the novel About Grace, and the memoir Four Seasons in Rome. He has won four O. Henry Prizes, the Rome Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award, the National Magazine Award for fiction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Story Prize.

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Author! Author! presents Siddhartha Mukherjee
Siddhartha Mukherjee won the Pulitzer Prize for his book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. His other books include The Laws of Medicine and his latest work THE GENE: An Intimate History. Mukherjee is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician and researcher. A Rhodes scholar, he graduated from Stanford University, University of Oxford, and Harvard Medical School. He has published articles in Nature, The New England Journal of Medicine, The New York Times, and Cell.

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Author! Author!
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