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National Book Festival

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At the 2014 National Book Festival


  • Children
    Saturday, August 30
    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Book Signing

  • Saturday, August 30
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Patrik Henry Bass is books editor of Essence magazine. He is the author of “Like a Mighty Stream: The March on Washington,” for which he drew from photographs, news articles and eyewitness accounts. His current book (wth illustrator Jerry Craft) is “The Zero Degree Zombie Zone” (Scholastic). Bass, a former professor at New York University, is also an award-winning journalist, who often appears on MSNBC, CNN and the BBC. He has written and edited for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly and Publishers Weekly.

Patrik Henry Bass