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Lit Talk Events: The National Book Festival Hits the National Mall

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The Library of Congress’ annual National Book Festival rolls into town this Saturday, September 26th, 2009 on the National Mall.

A gaggle of authors forming the who’s who in literature, including children’s authors, poetry and prose writers, fiction and non-fiction authors, illustrators, and historical authors, will be present. To see which will be in attendance just take a scroll, and be sure to close your mouth once you get to the bottom!

Patricia Sullivan
Ann Kidd Taylor
David A. Taylor
Julia Alvarez
Junot Díaz
John Grisham
Katherine Neville
Jodi Picoult
Nicholas Sparks
Colson Whitehead
David Wroblewski
Mary Jane Clark
Walter Mosley
James Patterson
George Pelecanos
Ana Menendez
Azar Nafisi
and more!
To find out what time your favorite author will be reading or signing his or her book, click here!
The Library of Congress will also be unrolling its newest initiative–Read.gov–which will combine all the literary promotional material from the Library’s archive so that viewers have one specific location where they can find out about all the upcoming literary programs.

Date and Time:
Saturday, September 26th
10 A.M-5:30 P.M
The National Mall
Metro: Smithsonian

Hope to see you on the Mall!

–Nicole Crowder

Poster courtesy LOC Book Festival

Written by whitney teal

September 24, 2009 at 4:56 am

Posted in Lit Talk

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