Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2018 National Book Festival


  • Understanding Our World
    Saturday, September 1
    10:00 am - 10:50 am

Book Signing

  • Saturday, September 1
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Kirk Savage has been writing about public monuments and collective memory for over 30 years. He is the author of “Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument in Nineteenth-Century America” (Princeton University), now available in a new edition, and “Monument Wars: Washington D.C., the National Mall and the Transformation of the Memorial Landscape.” His new book is “The Civil War in Art and Memory” (Yale University). Savage is the William S. Dietrich II Professor in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh.

Kirk Savage