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Stories of unexpected love from Kristen Callihan, Rachel Gibson and Monica McCarty
Into gothic fantasy or apocalyptic speculation? You’ve got it. Hovering over it all: Serious spookiness.
The Green Turtle returns in an inventive and culturally intelligent comic marvel.
The award-winning novelist is making an extra effort to help this year’s festival succeed.
Mr. Ruffner founded the Gale Research Co., an empire of directories, dictionaries and more.
Can you tell which author wrote which quote? Hint: Each author is speaking at the National Book Festival.
Find the activities for you at the National Book Festival on Aug. 30.
Several authors will make presentations and sign copies of their books.
Authors include Amanda Ripley, Sally Satel, Paul Bogard, Lynn Sherr, Eric H. Cline, David Sibley, Michio Kaku.
Several graphic novelists will discuss their work and hold book signings.
Alan Greenspan, Clay Risen, James Conaway and Derek Anderson are among those slated to appear.
A listing of National Book Festival author appearances, discussions and contests involving poetry and prose.
When Hollywood adapts an author’s book, the ensuing journey can be perilous (not to mention profitable).
The award-winning author and essayist recounts how our world, and reading habits, have changed.
Lunch with Ralph Cosham, the D.C. actor who’s the voice of Louise Penny’s audiobook mysteries.
Sherrill wrote about political leaders and topics such as military judicial abuses and the gun industry.
Examples of polymaths enliven this intellectual history.
A devastating historical novel about an army doctor among the POWs forced to work on the Death Railway.
Novels by Peter Watts, John Scalzi and Rod Duncan
In four novellas, Mary Gordon creates thoughtful characters in the throes of change.
The books Washington has been reading.