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Obsidian Blue

Government drone by day and book lover and geek girl by night!

Currently reading

The Paying Guests
Sarah Waters
Now Not to Die Alone
Richard Roper
Lisey's Story
Stephen King
Shelter in Place
Nora Roberts
Stephen King
The Drawing of the Three
Stephen King
Sleeping Beauties: A Novel
Stephen King, Owen King
Progress: 20/720 pages
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National Book Festival This Weekend!

I have been dealing with renovation blues for a while. Trying to think of something fun to do and realized it's the National Book Festival in DC again. I am interested in the Main Stage, Fiction, and Genre Fiction authors. 





Main Stage

Time Author Signing
10:00 am-11:00 am Dave Eggers 11:30 am-12:30 pm
11:25 am-12:25 pm U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
12:50 pm-1:50 pm Madeleine Albright 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
2:15 pm-3:15 pm Amy Tan 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
3:40 pm-4:40 pm Doris Kearns Goodwin 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
5:00 pm-6:00 pm Jon Meacham 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
6:20 pm-7:20 pm Isabel Allende 4:30 pm-5:30 pm



Time Author Signing
10:00 am-10:50 am Annie Proulx 11:30 am-12:30 pm
11:00 am-11:50 am Jeffrey Eugenides 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
noon-12:50 pm Tayari Jones 1:30 pm-2:30 pm
1:00 pm-1:50 pm Min Jin Lee 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
2:00 pm-2:50 pm Andrew Sean Greer 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
3:00 pm-3:50 pm Lisa Wingate 4:30 pm-5:30 pm
4:00 pm-4:45 pm Jennifer Egan 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
4:55 pm-5:40 pm Luis Alberto Urrea 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
5:50 pm-6:35 pm Meg Wolitzer 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
6:45 pm-7:30 pm Celeste Ng 5:00 pm-6:00 pm


Genre Fiction

Time Author Signing
10:00 am-10:45 am Brad Meltzer 11:30 am-12:30 pm
10:55 am-11:40 am Hank Phillippi Ryan 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
11:50 am-12:35 pm David Ignatius 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
12:45 pm-1:30 pm Joseph Finder 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
1:40 pm-2:25 pm Deborah Harkness 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
2:40 pm-3:10 pm Patrick McDonnell 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
3:10 pm-3:40 pm Pénélope Bagieu 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
3:10 pm-3:40 pm Tillie Walden 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
3:40 pm-4:10 pm Ed Piskor 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
4:10 pm-4:40 pm Roxane Gay 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
4:55 pm-5:40 pm Leigh Bardugo 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
5:50 pm-6:35 pm Jeffery Deaver 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
6:45 pm-7:30 pm Louise Penny 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Source: http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/schedule