Schedule: History & Biography pavilion
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24
10:00 A.M. EUGENE ROBINSON
Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2009. His new book is “Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America.” Signing at 11:30 a.m.
10:55 A.M.MAYA JASANOFF
Maya Jasanoff is an associate professor of history at Harvard University. Her first book, “Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture and Conquest in the East, 1750–1850,” was awarded the 2005 Duff Cooper Prize. Her latest work is “Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World.” Signing at 12:30 p.m.
11:50 A.M. ERIC FONER
Eric Foner has been on the faculty of Columbia University since 1982. His most recent work, “The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery,” won the Pulitzer, Lincoln and Bancroft prizes. Signing at 1 p.m.
12:45 P.M. JAMES SWANSON
James Swanson is the author of “Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer,” upon which the young people’s version, “Chasing Lincoln’s Killer,” is based. “Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln’s Corpse” is his new book. Signing at 2 p.m.
1:40 P.M. CANDICE MILLARD
Candice Millard is the author of “The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey.” Her latest book is “The Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President.” Signing at 4 p.m.
2:35 P.M. JUSTIN MARTIN
Justin Martin is the author of “Greenspan: The Man Behind the Money” and “Nader: Crusader, Spoiler, Icon.” His new book is “Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted.” Signing at 4 p.m.
3:30 P.M. EDMUND MORRIS
Edmund Morris’s “The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt,” the first in a trilogy about the president, won both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award. The second in the series was “Theodore Rex,” followed by “Colonel Roosevelt” in 2010. Morris is also the author of “Beethoven: The Universal Composer” and “Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan.” Signing at 4:30 p.m.
4:25 P.M. ISABEL WILKERSON
Isabel Wilkerson is the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for journalism. Inspired by her parents’ migration, she devoted 15 years to the research and writing of “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration.” Signing at 2 p.m.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25
1:00 P.M. DOUGLAS WALLER
Douglas Waller is the author of “The Commandos: The Inside Story of America’s Secret Soldiers,” “Big Red: The Three-Month Voyage of a Trident Nuclear Submarine” and “A Question of Loyalty: Gen. Billy Mitchell and the Court-Martial that Gripped the Nation.” Waller has just published “Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage.” Signing at 2:30 p.m.
1:55 P.M. ADAM GOODHEART
Adam Goodheart is a historian, journalist and critic whose new book is “1861: The Civil War Awakening.” At Washington College, Goodheart is the director of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience. Signing at 3 p.m.
2:50 P.M. KRISTIE MILLER
Kristie Miller is a research associate at the Southwest Center of the University of Arizona and author of “Isabella Greenway: An Enterprising Woman” and “Ruth Hanna McCormick: A Life in Politics, 1880-1944.” Her current work is “Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies.” Signing at 4:30 p.m..
3:45 P.M. CARLA L. PETERSON
Carla L. Peterson is an English professor at the University of Maryland at College Park. Her new book, “Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City,” is an account of her quest to reconstruct her 19th-century ancestors’ lives. Signing at 1 p.m.
4:40 P.M. DAVID MCCULLOUGH
David McCullough’s biographies “Truman” and “John Adams” both won Pulitzer Prizes. His “The Path Between the Seas” and “Mornings on Horseback” both won National Book Awards. His newest book is “The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris.” McCullough has also received the National Book Foundation Distinguished Contribution to American Letters Award, the National Humanities Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Signing at 1:30 p.m.