National Book Festival, September 22-23, 2012

National Book Festival, September 22-23, 2012

2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival
September 22-23, 2012 on the National Mall
Washington, DC

 Celebrate the Book with Two Days of Writers, Poets & Pavilions

The 12th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held on the National Mall between 9th and 14th Streets on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Sept. 23 from noon to 5:30 p.m., rain or shine. The event is free and open to the public.

Participating writers include:  T.C. Boyle, Robert A. CaroStephen L. CarterSandra Cisneros, Michael Connelly, Patricia CornwellMichael DirdaThomas Friedman, Joy HarjoSteve InskeepPhilip LevineDavid Maraniss, Lisa ScottolineSusan TejadaMario Vargas LlosaColson Whitehead, and dozens of othersIllustrator Rafael López did the festival poster; he’ll be there, too.

More information at the Festival website, including the Schedule.


Books That Shaped America.


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Image (based on the Rafael López poster) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, We regret that authors cannot sign your copies of their e-books.

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