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Due to unforeseen circumstances, David Wallace-Wells is no longer able to appear during the festival. His talk will be rescheduled for Tuesday, November 19 at 6 p.m. in Harris Theater at George Mason University’s Fairfax campus.

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Current Affairs, Politics, & Activism

Current Affairs, Politics, & Activism

The Rise and Fall of Uber Thursday October 10th, 12:00pm-1:15pm @ Johnson Center, 3rd Floor, Meeting Room FNew York Times correspondent Mike Isaac peers into the inner workings of Uber and reveals the turmoil within–from battles against the company’s own drivers to clashes with labor unions…

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Young Adult Literature – No Matter Your Age

Young Adult Literature – No Matter Your Age

What Happens After the Chosen One Saves the Day? Friday October 11th,7:30pm-8:45pm Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center In Wayward Son, the hotly-anticipated sequel to Carry On, Rainbow Rowell explores what happens after the Chosen One saves the day. Sponsored by the Fairfax County Public Library….

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Performances, Special Events, & Exhibits

Performances, Special Events, & Exhibits

Better Said Than Done Presents True Lies: Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them Thursday October 10th, 7:00pm-8:15pm The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VAJoin Denise Bennett, Catherine Calvin, Lisa Leibow, Miriam Nadel, Jessica Robinson, Jack Scheer, Cyndi Wish, and Sufian Zhemukhov for True Lies: Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell…

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Get the Festival at your fingertips!

Login to view it on your phone Browse authors and exhibits Build a customized schedule Receive all festival updates Make on-the-go changes Get GPS-accurate driving directions Download the free Fall for the Book App on your phone today and don’t miss a thing!

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“The crown of literature is poetry.” W. Somerset Maugham

“The crown of literature is poetry.” W. Somerset Maugham

Poems at the Edge of the Universe Thursday, October 10th, 1:30pm-2:45pm Johnson Center, 3rd Floor, Meeting Room F Using science, mathematics, riddles, and code, Stephanie Strickland’s poetry collection How the Universe Is Made examines grief, and the stories of some of history’s hidden mythic and…

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