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National Book Festival

September Is Book Month: Area Book Festivals

Alma Katsu | Posted 11.13.2013 | DC
Alma Katsu

Every year about this time, we in the National Capital Area experience our annual glut of book festivals. It's an embarrassment of riches. For those who are book crazy, this -- and not Christmas -- is the most wonderful time of the year.

Big Names Confirmed For National Book Festival

Posted 04.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This year's National Book Festival, to take place September 21 and 22 on the National Mall, has some big name authors confirmed to parti...

LOOK: National Book Festival On The Mall

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The National Book Festival, a two-day event celebrating the written word, recently wrapped its twelfth annual event. Over 125 authors ca...

D.C. Fall Festival Primer: 11 Events To Check Out (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.24.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Now that fall has officially arrived in the nation's capital, here are 11 festivals, events and other happenings you should check out, f...

A Glut of Capital Area Book Festivals

Alma Katsu | Posted 11.23.2011 | DC
Alma Katsu

Don't get me wrong: as a writer and reader, I'm not complaining. This area is blessed with multiple book festivals in both the spring and fall. But three major book festivals in the span of one week?

National Book Festival Photo Gallery

Jeff Malet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Malet

Setting a new attendance record, an estimated 150,000 book-lovers gathered on the National Mall in Washington, D.C for the 10th annual National Book F...

Library of Congress Celebrated 10th Anniversary of National Book Festival on the Mall

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alexander Howard

The Library of Congress is undergoing an evolution into a future driven by bits as well as book.

Library Of Congress Gets $5 Million From Billionaire David Rubenstein

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WASHINGTON — When David Rubenstein was a boy growing up in a blue-collar Baltimore neighborhood, he was keenly drawn to its downtown library. No...

Laura Bush Reveals What's On Her Must-Read List

Washington Post | Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

First lady Laura Bush is always talking books, books, books, and tomorrow's National Book Festival on the Mall -- with 70 authors this year -- is one ...