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Boston Launches Its First Book Festival03:10

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Dozens of internationally recognized writers such as Richard Russo and Cornel West are visiting Boston this weekend. They're taking part in the workshops, panel discussions, performances, and readings at the inaugural Boston Book Festival, which opens Saturday in Copley Square. We spoke with its founder and president, Deborah Porter.

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