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Livestream: Jeffrey Brown Covers the National Book Festival

September 5, 2015

The Library of Congress National Book Festival takes place this weekend in Washington D.C. PBS Book View Now will be holding a six-hour live broadcast of interviews and book festival coverage- watch it live here! 

The livestream begins at 9 a.m. See the schedule below. 

9 a.m.  

David McCullough, The Wright Brothers
Tom Brokaw, The Greatest Generation


Jon Scieszka, Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo
Buzz Aldrin, Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet
CeCe Bell, El Deafo
Michael BuckleyUndertow
Kate DiCamillo, Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon

10:30 a.m.

Robin Givhan, The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled into the Spotlight and Made History
Cokie RobertsCapital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
Jane Hirshfield, The Beauty Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World
Azar Nafisi, The Republic of Imagination
Marilynne RobinsonLila
Louise ErdrichThe Round House
Jane Smiley, Golden Age


Kwame Alexander, The Crossover
Al Roker, The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900
Ishmael Reed, The Complete Muhammad Ali
Mac BarnettThe Terrible Two; Leo: A Ghost Story
Christian Robinson, Leo: A Ghost Story

12:30 p.m. - KWAME ALEXANDER Continues as GUEST HOST

Walter Mosley, Sometimes I Wonder About You
Sonia ManzanoBecoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx
Juan Felipe Herrera, Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes
Jennifer Holm, Sunny Side Up

1:30 p.m.

Dan SantatThe Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

2 p.m. 

Daniel AlarcónAt Night We Walk in CirclesCity of Clowns
Juan Gabriel VásquezThe Sound of Things FallingLovers on All Saints’ Day
David MaranissOnce in a Great City: A Detroit Story


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