Celebrating the Library of Congress National Book Festival: Author Talks on Facebook Live

Wednesday, September 15

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

2021 Open a Book, Open the World: Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington DC, is coming up. This year is the 21st anniversary of this book festival, spearheaded by First Lady Laura Bush in 2000. This year the host of the overall event will be LeVar Burton. PBS Books is delighted to share in the excitement by partnering with the Library of Congress to create Virtual Engagement Events for the public.

Livestream author talks here: www.facebook.com/PBSBooks1/live

Virtual Event Schedule:

  • 9/2 Viet Thanh Nguyen, 8pm
  • 9/8 Christopher Paolini, 8pm
  • 9/13 Annette Gordon-Reed, 8pm
  • 9/15 Tana French, 6pm
  • 9/16 Maria Hinojosa, 8pm (Launch of Hispanic Heritage Month)

Event times listed are for the Eastern Time Zone. Additional authors are forthcoming; dates are subject to change.