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This month’s Readers Review panel discusses "The Confessions of Nat Turner," novelist William Styron’s retelling of the life of the man who led the Virginia slave revolt of 1831.
- David Ignatius columnist, "The Washington Post;" co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on washingtonpost.com.
- Lou Stovall artist, printmaker and board member of the PEN/Faulkner Awards for Fiction
- Valerie Babb professor of English at Georgetown University
- The Right Reverand Jane Holmes Dixon The Right Reverend Jane Holmes Dixon, retired Episcopal Bishop of Washington, Pro-tempore.
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