National Book Festival

2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival On Demand


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PBS Books showcased exclusive live coverage of the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival on August 31, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Featuring exceptional writers, the festival attracts tens of thousands of book-loving readers every year.

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2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival On Demand2019-08-22T21:39:33-04:00

PBS Books Hosts for the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival


Rich Fahle Rich Fahle is the Executive Producer of PBS Books. He has worked with books and authors for more than 20 years, including as a former Vice President Content and Entertainment for Borders, where he produced book, movie and music media for online distribution. Prior to Borders, Fahle headed the Communications department at the public affairs TV network, C-SPAN, where he also served as Chief Spokesperson and helped launch Book TV. Lindsay Ellis Lindsay Ellis is an author and video essayists who creates humorous educational YouTube video about media, narrative and film theory. After earning her bachelor’s in Cinema Studies from [...]

PBS Books Hosts for the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival2019-08-14T12:17:05-04:00

2018 National Book Festival On-demand


11:00 A.M. Dr. Carla Hayden Library of Congress 11:10 A.M. David Ignatius The Quantum Spy 11:20 A.M. Tara Westover Educated: A Memoir 11:40 A.M. Amy Tan Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir NOON U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Turning Pages: My Life Story and The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor 12:20 P.M. James Fallows and Deborah Fallows Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America 1:00 P.M. Ron Chernow Grant 1:20 P.M. Celeste Ng Little Fires Everwhere 1:40 P.M. James McBride Five-Carat Soul 2:00 P.M. Christopher Paul Curtis The Journey of Little Charlie 2:20 P.M. Doris Kearns [...]

2018 National Book Festival On-demand2019-08-08T11:00:21-04:00
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