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National Book Festival

Pauline Frommer carries on the family tradition with her own series of travel guides. Her Pauline Frommer Guidebooks, an award-winning new series published by Wiley Inc., are aimed at adult budget travelers. Her New York City (2006) and London (2007) guidebooks were both named Guidebook of the Year by the North American Travel Journalists Association. In addition, she was awarded a Lowell Thomas Medal by the Society of American Travel Writers for her magazine work and a People's Voice Webby Award for her work as founding editor of She also co-hosts "The Travel Show" on radio with her father, Arthur Frommer, and makes weekly appearances on CNNOnline to talk about travel trends. She lives in New York City.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Pauline Frommer