National Book Festival

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Date(s) - 08/30//2014
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Walter E. Washington Convention Center


Author talks, book signings, family activities.  Evening panel and screening: “Great Books to Great Movies.”  Participating writers include: Alberto Rios, Billy Collins, Paisley Rekdal, Alicia Ostriker, Alice McDermott, Lisa See, Paul Auster, Claire Messud, Anchee Min, Elizabeth McCracken.  Pavilions on History & Biography, Fiction & Mystery, Poetry & Prose, Science, the Culinary Arts, Picture Books, Children’s Lit, Contemporary Life, Teens and Special Programs.  Sponsored by the Library of Congress.  Free admission.