Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Contemporary Life, Biography

National Book Festival

September 5, 2015

Washington DC

2015 National Book Festival Poster

Some of the featured authors include:

Contemporary Life

Manuel Castells – Speaking at 10:55 – 11:40 am
Signing at noon
Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age (2015, 2nd edition)

Networks by Manuel Castells

Julia G. Young – Speaking at 10:55 – 11:40 am
Signing at noon
Mexican Exodus: Emigrants, Exiles and Refugees of the Cristero War
(2015) Mexican Exodus by J Young

Lisa Scottoline – Speaking at 12:45 – 1:30 pm
Signing at 2 pm
Every Fifteen Minutes (2013)

Every 15 Minutes by Lisa Scottoline

Yochi Dreazen – Speaking at 5:20 – 6:05 pm
Signing at 6:30 pm
The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War (2014)

Invisible Front Cover

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Biography and Memoir

Corine Sombrun and Harlyn Geronimo – Speaking at 1:40 – 2:25 pm
Signing at 3 pm
In Geronimo’s Footsteps: A Journey Beyond Legend
(2014)

Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan – Speaking at 2:35  – 3:20 pm
Signing at 3:30 pm
Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland by Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus (2015)
Hope Memoir cover

 

David McCullough – Speaking at 5:20  – 6:05 pm
Signing at 6:30 pm
The Wright Brothers (2015)


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Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Fiction

Get ready for the September 5, 2015
National Book Festival in Washington DC!

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Below are some of the authors who will
speak about and sign their books


Fiction

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Romance Novels

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Mystery and Science Fiction

Laura Lippman
Hush, Hush (Tess Monaghan series) (2015)

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Culinary Arts

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Australian First Nations

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Poetry & Prose

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Science

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For Young People (Children, Teens)

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September 2015 LitBirthdays

September

September 1

Nelson George

James Reaney

Eleanor Hibbert (aka Victoria Holt

Lily Tomlin

September 2

Tim Key

Tom Glazer

William C. Rhoden

Tetsuo Hara
原 哲夫

September 3

Eduardo Galeano

Naomi Lewis

Mahjoor (Ghulam Ahmad)

Mort Walker

Spike Feresten


September 4

Joan Aiken

Antonin Artaud

Damon Kyle Wayans

Richard Wright

September 5

Bob Newhart

Werner Herzog

Robert Fergusson

Freddie Mercury (Farrokh Bulsara)

September 6

Sergio Aragonés

Edward Einhorn

Christopher Brookmyre

Robyn Davidson

September 7

Elia Kazan

(Janet) Taylor Caldwell

Houshang Moradi Kermani

September 8

Boris Ryzhy

Michael Frayn

Kimberly Peirce

Jack Prelutsky

September 9

Aleksandar Hemon

Leo Tolstoy

Sonia Sanchez

September 10

Shlomo Sand

Franz Werfel

Charles Kuralt

Andrei Makine

September 11

Katri Vala

D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence

Tony Gilroy

September 12

Kristin Hunter Lattany

Louis Macneice

Stanislav Lem

September 13

Bill Monroe

Roald Dahl

Tom Holt

September 14

Ivan Klima

Hans Faverey

Ekiwah Adler Beléndez

Ayo (Joy Alasunmibo Ogunmakin)

September 15

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

François, duc de La Rochefoucauld

Agatha Christie

Dan Lungu

Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich (Elizabeth Charlotte Welskopf)


September 16

Prasoon Joshi

Clive Bell

Molly Shannon

Paul Henning

September 17

Igor Štiks

Hank Williams,

Ken Kesey

Hope Larson

Francis Chichester

September 18

Samuel Johnson

Christopher Lynn Hedges

Agnes de Mille

September 19

Oksana Zabuzhko

Maud Sulter

Damon Knight

September 20

Kazumasa Oda
(小田和正 / Oda Kazumasa)

Judith Thompson

Upton Sinclair

Charlie Kaufman (Charles Stewart Kaufman)

Slappy White (Melvin White)

September 21

Ethan Coen

Chuck Jones

Frédéric Beigbeder

Stephen King

Leonard Cohen

H.G. Wells

Édouard Glissant

September 22

Rene O. Villanueva

Ashokamitran (Jagadisa Thyagarajan)

György Faludy

Manzoor Ahmad

Svilen Noev

September 23

Joshua Foer

Euripedes

Ana Marie Cox

Pauline Réage (Anne Desclos)

Ani DiFranco

September 24

Eavan Boland

Brinck (Niels Brinck Kristensen)

Nia Vardalos

F. Scott Fitzgerald

September 25

Ian Tyson

William Faulkner

Shel Silverstein

Lu Xun
(魯迅)

Andrzej Stasiuk

September 26

Raoul Cauvin

Jane Smiley

T.S. Eliot

Zhang Tianyi
(张天翼)

September 27

Romano Scarpa

Josef Škvorecký

Grazia Deledda


September 28

Confucius / 孔子 / Kǒng Zǐ

Pierre Ryckmans (Simon Leys)

Prosper Mérimée

Rosario Ferré

September 29

Gábor Csupó

Steve Tesich

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

September 30

Francesco Tullio Altan

Laura Esquivel

Elie Wiesel

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī

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Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Mystery and SciFi

Get ready for the September 5, 2015
National Book Festival in Washington DC!

2015 National Book Festival Poster

Below are some of the authors who will
speak about and sign their books

Mystery and Science Fiction

Laura Lippman
Hush, Hush (Tess Monaghan series) (2015)

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Culinary Arts

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Australian First Nations

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Poetry & Prose

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Science

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For Young People (Children, Teens)

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Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Culinary Arts

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2015 National Book Festival Poster

Below are some of the authors who will
speak about and sign their books


Culinary Arts

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Australian First Nations

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Poetry & Prose

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Science

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Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Australian First Nations

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Below are some of the authors who will
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Australian First Nations

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Poetry & Prose

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Science

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Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Science and YA

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National Book Festival in Washington DC!

2015 National Book Festival Poster

Below are some of the authors who will
speak about and sign their books


Science

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