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Penny Stamps Speaker Series: Ken Burns and Isabel Wilkerson in Conversation

Event · 9/28/20

Our lens on history powerfully influences how we envision and shape the future. October 2, 2020 two of our country’s most accomplished storytellers, Ken Burns and Isabel Wilkerson, discussed the complexities of the American narrative and how grappling with the past might lead us forward. Journalist Isabel Wilkerson was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Judith Warner

Event · 9/18/20

PBS Books, in collaboration with KQED, were honored to host this virtual engagement event with author Judith Warner on September 25 as part of our exciting partnership with The Library of Congress for the 2020 LOC National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity. This year, LOC’s annual Book Festival with the theme “Celebrating American Ingenuity” will be held Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Peter Baker & Susan Glasser

Event · 9/18/20

  PBS Books, in collaboration with GPB, were honored to host this virtual engagement event with authors Peter Baker and Susan Glasser on September 24 as part of our exciting partnership with The Library of Congress for the 2020 LOC National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity. This conversation will be moderated by GPB’s Virginia Prescott. This year, Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Téa Obreht

Event · 9/17/20

PBS Books was honored to host this virtual engagement event with author Téa Obreht on September 17 as part of our exciting partnership with The Library of Congress for the 2020 LOC National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity. This year, LOC’s annual Book Festival with the theme “Celebrating American Ingenuity” will be held online between September 25 and Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Joy Harjo and Rita Dove

Event · 9/14/20

PBS Books and WETA hosted this virtual engagement event with poet laureates Joy Harjo and Rita Dove on September 21 as part of our exciting partnership with The Library of Congress for the 2020 LOC National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity. This year, LOC’s annual Book Festival with the theme “Celebrating American Ingenuity” will be held Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Veronica Chambers

Event · 9/11/20

PBS Books and GBH is honored to host this virtual engagement event with author Veronica Chambers as part of our exciting partnership with The Library of Congress for the 2020 LOC National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity. This year, LOC’s annual Book Festival with the theme “Celebrating American Ingenuity” was held online between September 25 and 27. Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: James McBride

Event · 9/9/20

PBS Books was honored to host this virtual engagement event with author and musician James McBride on September 14 as part of our exciting partnership with The Library of Congress for the 2020 LOC National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity.  This event was be moderated by WTTW’s VP of Community Engagement Tim Russell. This year, LOC’s annual Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Gene Luen Yang & Sabaa Tahir

Event · 9/3/20

  PBS Books was honored to host this virtual engagement event with authors Gene Luen Yang and Sabaa Tahir on Facebook Live Thursday, September 10 as part of our exciting partnership with The Library of Congress for the 2020 LOC National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity. This year, LOC’s annual Book Festival with the theme Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Event · 9/3/20

  PBS Books was honored to host a virtual engagement event with author Kali Fajardo-Anstine on Wednesday, September 9 as part of our exciting partnership with The Library of Congress for the 2020 LOC National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity.  This year, LOC’s annual Book Festival with the theme “Celebrating American Ingenuity” will be held online Read more…

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Trailblazing Women: Author Talk with Anika Aldamuy Denise

Event · 8/14/20

Author talk for kids: Anika Aldamuy Denise Trailblazing author Anika Aldamuy Denise explores her two newest books about trailblazing women librarian and storyteller Pura Belpré and actress Rita Moreno. Anika’s recent works highlight the amazing stories of Puerto Rican women, who often go untold.  Learn about Anika’s process and get special insights into her latest Read more…