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

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Michael Connelly
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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