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RLTV gets into the book business

Bookmark, premiering tonight (May 17) and hosted by author and former CNN anchor Daryn Kagan (pictured), will explore book culture in today's America.
May 17, 2013

U.S. cable net RLTV is launching a literary series tonight (May 17), with the debut of Bookmark, hosted by author and former CNN anchor Daryn Kagan.

The series will feature interviews with best-selling authors and examine human interest stories regarding how books have impacted people’s lives. The network says literature of all stripes will be represented, running from fiction to lifestyle, from biography to cooking.

Among the authors to be featured this season are Mary Higgins Clark (Daddy’s Gone A-Hunting), Delia Ephron (The Lion Is In), James McBride (Song Yet Sung) and Lisa Scottoline (Don’t Go).

Kagan will also be joined on the series by film and theatre critic Jeffrey Lyons, for a segment that will compare classic books to the films adapted from them.

“The love and appreciation of books can make such a difference in someone’s life, and I am delighted to join with RLTV to bring to its viewers this unique and lively show that captures the magic and power of books,” said Kagan in a statement.

 

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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