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National Book Festival

Writer and teacher Thomas Mallon is the author of several novels, including “Henry and Clara,” “Bandbox,” “Fellow Travelers,” “Watergate” and his latest book, “Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years” (Pantheon). He has also written the nonfiction books “Stolen Words,” about plagiarism; “Mrs. Paine’s Garage,” about the Kennedy assassination; “A Book of One’s Own,” about diaries; “Yours Ever,” about letters; as well as two volumes of essays, “Rockets and Rodeos” and “In Fact.” His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Book Review and other publications. He currently directs the Creative Writing Program at George Washington University.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Thomas Mallon

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