Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Books That Shaped the World

Books That Shaped America

  • Books That Shaped America
    Books That Shaped America (05:50)
    As part of our 2012 Celebration of the Book and recognition of Books That Shaped America, we asked several book enthusiasts to talk about the books that they believed shaped America.

Author Festival Reflections

10-Year Retrospective

  • 10th Anniversary National Book Festival 2010
    National Book Festival 10-Year Retrospective (03:45)
    The Library of Congress National Book Festival will celebrate its 10th year on Sept. 25, 2010! Authors, event organizers and book-lovers share their impressions in a look back at “A Decade of Words and Wonder.”

Festivalgoers Share Their Experiences

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