About the Library of Congress National Book Festival

Last Updated by Lea Vigi on

September 24, 2016 


Book View Now brought you the 16th Library of Congress National Book Festival to you. Hosted by Book View Now's Rich Fahle and PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown.

The National Book Festival was held Saturday, September 24 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC. Watch now the interviews with authors Stephen King, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Salman Rushdie, Ken Burns, Joyce Carol Oates, Bob Woodward, Marilynne Robinson, Jon Meacham, Yaa Gysasi, Jacqueline Woodson, Jeffrey Toobin and many more, as well as segments showcasing the energy of the Book Festival floor. 

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You can watch through PBS video apps, including iPhone, iPad, Xbox, Roku and Apple TV, as well as YouTube. 

The Library of Congress National Book Festival is an annual literary event that brings together best-selling authors and thousands of book fans for author talks, panel discussions, book signings and other activities. It was created by Laura Bush and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington at the suggestion of Mrs. Bush, who had created the Texas Book Festival.  Learn more at http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/​

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