Complete Preview National Book Festival – Washington DC – September 5, 2015

National Book Festival

September 5, 2015

Washington DC

2015 National Book Festival Poster

Watch online live coverage on Saturday September 5, 2015 from 12 noon to 6pm Eastern time via PBS Book View Now:

Find the Book View Now schedule here

Watch television live coverage on Saturday from 10 am on C-Span2

Some of the National Book
Festival 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 pm – 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 pm – 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 pm – 6:05 pm
Signing at 6:30 pm
The Wright Brothers (2015)


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Fiction

Viet Thanh Nguyen – Speaking at 10:55 – 11:40 am
Signing at noon
The Sympathizer (2015)

Stephen L. Carter – Speaking at 12:45 – 1:30 pm
Signing at 2 pm
Back Channel
(2014) Back Channel by Carter cover

Ha Jin – Speaking at 2:35 – 3:20 pm
Signing at 4 pm
A Map of Betrayal
(2014)


Phil Klay
– Speaking at 3:30 – 4:15 pm
Signing at 4:30 pm
Redeployment (2014)
Redeployment Phil Klay

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Romance Novels

Sarah MacLean – Speaking at 7:15 – 7:40 pm
Signing at 9 am
The Rogue Not Taken (2015)
The Rogue Not Taken by Sarah MacLean
Beverly Jenkins – Speaking at 7:40 – 8:05 pm
Signing at 9 am
For Your Love
(2015)
For Your Love cover

Paige Tyler – Speaking at 8:05 – 8:30 pm
Signing at 9 am
Wolf Trouble (2015)
Wolf Trouble1

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Mystery and Science Fiction

Walter Mosley – Speaking at 12:45 – 1:30 pm
Signing at 2 pm
And Sometimes I Wonder About You (2015)

Marlon James – Speaking at 1:40 – 2:25 pm
Signing at 3 pm
A Brief History of Seven Killings (2015)

Laura Lippman – Speaking at 2:35 – 3:20 pm
Signing at 4 pm
Hush, Hush (Tess Monaghan series) (2015)

David Weber – Speaking at 3:30 – 4:15 pm 2015)
Signing at 2 pm
Like a Mighty Army (2014)

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Culinary Arts

Nora Pouillon – Speaking at 11:50 – 12:35 pm
Signing at 1 pm
My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today (2015)
Patrick O’Connell – Speaking at 12:45 – 1:30 pm
Signing at 2 pm
The Inn at Little Washington: A Magnificent Obsession (2015)

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Australian First Nations

Tony Birch – Speaking at 2:35 – 3:20 pm
Signing at 6 pm
Ghost River (2015)

Ghost River by Tony Birch

Jeanine Leane – Speaking at 2:35 – 3:20 pm
Signing at 6 pm
Purple Threads (2011)

Bruce Pascoe – Speaking at 3:30 – 4:15 pm
Signing at 6 pm
Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident? (2014 )

Ellen van Neerven – Speaking at 4:25 – 5:10 pm
Signing at 6 pm
Heat and Light (2014)

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Poetry & Prose

Lynn Freed – Speaking at 11:50 – 12:35 pm
Signing at 1 pm
The Mirror (1997)

Ishmael Reed – Speaking at 1:40 – 2:25 pm
Signing at 3:30 pm
The Complete Muhammad Ali (2015)

Jane Hirshfield – Speaking at 2:35 – 3:20 pm
Signing at 3:30 pm
The Beauty (2015)
Marilyn Chin – Speaking at 5:20 – 6:00 pm
Signing at 6:30 pm
Hard Love Province (2015)

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Science

David Quammen – Speaking at 11:50 – 12:35 pm
Signing at 1 pm
The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged From an African Forest (2015)
Judy Foreman – Speaking at 12:45 – 1:30 pm
Signing at 11:30 am
A Nation in Pain: Healing Our Biggest Health Problem (2014)

Edward O. Wilson
– Speaking at 2:35 – 4:15 pm
Signing at 4:30 pm
The Meaning of Human Existence (2014)

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For Young People (Children, Teens)

Jarrett J. Krosoczka – Speaking at 11:20 – 11:50 am
Signing at 12:30 pm
Platypus Police Squad: Last Panda Standing (2015)
Naomi Shihab Nye – Speaking at Noon – 12:30 pm
Signing at 1 pm
The Turtle of Oman (2009, 2014)Turtle of Oman cover
Buzz Aldrin (with Marianne J. Dyson) – Speaking at 1:20 – 1:50 pm
Signing at 2:30 pm
Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet (2015)
Rachel Renee Russell – Speaking at 2:00 – 2:30 pm
Signing at 3 pm
Dork Diaries 9: Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen (2015)

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