Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Gail Buckley's most recent book, "American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm" (Random House, 2001), has won several awards including the 2002 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. Her family history, "The Hornes" (Knopf, 1986), was a national bestseller. She collaborated on an American Masters documentary about her mother, Lena Horne, and narrated a documentary on black American families for PBS. Buckley lives in New York City.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Gail Buckley