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Katie Couric Interviews Book Clubs about Kathryn Stockett Novel


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This week CBS Evening News with Katie Couric turned the cameras on book clubs during a feature about Kathryn Stockett‘s bestselling novel, The Help. Via the magic of Skype video, some avid readers received some nightly news coverage.

In the video above, Couric interviewed members of Jackson, Mississippi book club to find out what they thought about the novel’s “description of the racial boundaries in the segregated South of the 1960s.” In another web feature, anchor Katie Couric helped book club members to directly pose questions to the author.

Couric has hosted a number of literary guests. Among others, she spoke with Mitch Albom about his nonfiction book, Have a Little Faith, interviewed Sapphire about her recently adapted novel, Push.

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