The Library of Congress held its 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall this past weekend. The 2-day event brought more than 100 authors to thousands of avid book readers of all ages. This post will show you some of what it was like to be there.
A Sampling of Authors
And What Younger Readers Did
Tales, Tidbits, and Tips
This is the 1st in a 5-part series on the National Book Fest. Still to come:
- An inside look at why people attend the festival
- Titling a novel satirist Christopher Buckley
- The day as seen by Book Fest veteran and NY Times best selling author Brad Meltzer
- Festival newbie from Mexican-American journalist Alfredo Cortazar.