2016 National Book Festival

National Book Festival

September 24, 2016

Washington DC

Watch online live coverage on Saturday September 24, 2016 from 12 noon to 6pm Eastern time via PBS Book View Now:

BookViewNow.org

Find the Book View Now schedule here

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

Some (not all) authors at the National Book Festival are listed below

Pavilions

Main Stage Authors Contemporary Life
Fiction International
Mystery and Suspense Food
History and Biography Poetry and Prose
Science Graphic Novels
Children Young Adult (Teen)

Main Stage Authors

Stephen KingTickets required! Speaking 11:00 am to Noon
(No book signing)

End of Watch (2016, Bill Hodges series)

End of Watch by Stephen King

 

Bob Woodward – Speaking 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Signing 2:00 pm

The Last of the President’s Men (2016)

The Last of the President's Men by Bob Woodward

 

Raina Telgemeier – Speaking 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Signing at 4:00 pm

Ghosts (2016)

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

 

Salman Rushdie – Speaking 7:00 – 8:00pm
Signing at 5:30 pm

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights (2015)

2 Years 8 Months & 28 Nights by Salman Rushdie

 

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Contemporary Life

Keeanga Yamahtta Taylor – Speaking  Noon – 1:00 pm
Signing at 1:30 pm

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (2016)

From#blacklivesmatter by Keeanga Taylor

Susan Jacoby – Speaking at 6:15 – 7:00 pm
Signing at 4:30 pm

Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion (2016)

Strange Gods: A Secular History by Susan Jacoby

James McBride – Speaking at 4:15 – 5:00 pm
Signing at 5:30 pm

Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for the Real James Brown (2016)

James McBride book: Kill 'em and leave: Searching for the Real James Brown

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Fiction

Joyce Carol Oates – (Fiction 2) Speaking 12:55 – 1:40 pm
Signing at 2:30 pm

The Man Without a Shadow (2014)

The Man Without a Shadow by Joyce Carol Oates

Jay McInerney – (Fiction 2) Speaking 4:35 – 5:20 pm
Signing at 6 pm

Bright, Precious Days (2016)

 Bright Precious Days by Jay McInerney

Yaa Gyasi – (Fiction 1) Speaking 10:50 – 11:30 pm

Homegoing (2016)

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Charlie Jane Anders – (Fiction 1) Speaking 4:20 – 5:00 pm

Signing at 5:30 pm

All the Birds in the Sky (2015)

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

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International

Alberto Ruy Sánchez – Speaking at 7:15 – 8:00 pm
Signing at 6 pm
Poetics of Wonder: Passage to Mogador (2014)

Poetics of Wonder by Alberto Ruy Sanchez

Nora Ikstena – Speaking 6:15 – 7:00 pm

Signing at 4:30 pm

Celebration of Life (translated by Margita Gailitis, 1998)

ikstena-life-stories-cover

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Mystery and Suspense

Elizabeth Hand – (Fiction 1 Pavilion) Speaking 3:20 – 4:10 pm
Signing at 5:30 pm

Hard Light (Cass Neary series) (2016)

Hard Light by Elizabeth Hand

Harlan Coben – (Fiction 2 Pavilion) Speaking at 1:40 – 2:25 pm
Signing at 3 pm

Home (2016)

Home by Harlan Coben

 

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Food

Roland Mesnier and Mark Ramsdell – Speaking 1:00– 1:45 pm
Signing at 2:30 pm

The White House in Gingerbread (2016) The White House in Gingerbread

Patti Jinich – Speaking Noon – 12:45 pm
Signing at 1:30 pm

Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes
for Contemporary Kitchens 
(2016)

 Mexican Today by Patti Jinich

Victor Hazan – Speaking 5:00– 5:45 pm
Signing at 2:30 pm

Ingredienti: Marcella’s Guide to the Market (2016)

 Ingredienti by Victor and Marcella Hazan

Alessandro Frassica – Speaking 5:00– 5:45 pm
Signing at 2:30 pm

Veggie Pan’ino (2016)

 Veggie Panino by Alessandro Frassica

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