2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival
SAVE THE DATE: September 21-22, 2013 on the National Mall
Celebrate the Book with Two Days of Writers, Poets & Pavilions
Come to the 13th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are honorary chairs for the event. Festival poster by Suzy Lee.
This year's festival will feature authors, poets and illustrators in several pavilions. Festival-goers can meet and hear firsthand from their favorite poets and authors, get books signed, hear special entertainment, have photos taken with storybook characters and participate in a variety of activities.
Books That Shaped the World
After opening the conversation on the books that shaped America, we're developing a new list of great books that have affected the world throughout history. You can help us choose the books that will go on that list by taking a short survey.
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Media registration for author interview requests & press room featuring video, audio, photos & bios.