Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2015 National Book Festival

Presentation

  • Special Programs
    Saturday, September 5
    11:30 am - 12:35 pm

Book Signing

  • Saturday, September 5
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Annette Gordon-Reed, a professor of law at New York Law School since 1992, is one of the country's most distinguished presidential scholars. She received the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in history for her book "The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family" (Norton). Her first book was the acclaimed "Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy," which was described by The New Yorker as "brilliant." In "Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History,” she edited 12 original essays that delve into the impact of race on trials and American cultural history.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Annette Gordon-Reed

Photo by Jerry Bauer