The 19th Annual Festival is in… the books!

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Thank You for a Great Festival

Fall for the Book’s 19th annual festival, which ran from October 11-14 brought together thousands of readers from Northern Virginia and the DC Metro region to meet nearly 180 authors.

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Rockstar Writers Take the Stage

Colson Whitehead speaks to a full house, and leads a sing along to Donna Summers. 

Mohsin Hamid speaks of migration and the surreal black doors of his novel Exit West.

Trans Advocate Janet Mock and professor Wendi Manuel-Scott discuss Surpassing Certainty.

Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians trilogy speaks about why magic and fantasy matter.

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111 Events. 180 Authors. 

A Writer for Every Reader. 

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Terry Irving interviews Vietnam cameramen Yasutsune “Tony” Hirashiki and Drew Pearson. Keep an eye out for the C-SPAN Book TV recording of this event!

Susan Bordo deconstructs The Destruction of Hillary Clinton.

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Thank you to all of our generous donors. We couldn’t do this without you. 

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Mark Jacobson addresses global warming and his plan to make America Green.

Students learn about the “Legacy of Memory” in Sonja Yoerg and Marita Golden’s novels. 

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Fun for the Whole Family

Kids and families enjoyed a day of fun activities at Old Town Hall on Saturday, October 14- from story time to play time. 

One lucky winner met American Girl author Valerie Tripp and walked away with her very own MaryEllen doll! 

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See you next year!