2015 Festival Schedule

1:30 PM — 2:30 PM Sunday

1 PM Sunday

The Art of Nonfiction

Location: C-SPAN2/ Book TV Tent
Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts
Hugh Raffles
Wendy Call

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

From insects to the Harlem Renaissance to the native people of Isthmus of Tehuantepec, nonfiction writers Hugh Raffle, Sharifa-Rhodes Pitt and Wendy Call reveal whole new worlds of information and discovery. Hugh Raffle’s Insectopedia shows us how insects have triggered our obsessions, stirred our passions, and beguiled our imaginations. In Harlem Is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts dissects  myths and uncovers the current identity of Harlem. Wendy Call’s No Word for Welcome tracks the struggles of the native people of Isthmus of Tehuantepec to preserve their and forces us to confront the real costs of relentless industrialization.