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Arthur Frommer and his daughter Pauline provide advice on how to beat the high gas prices during summer vacation and the latest travel hot spots.
Foremost travel authority Arthur Frommer’s series of guides, published by Wiley, Inc., consists of more than 340 titles reaching more than six million travelers per year covering every major travel destination in the world. He also writes countless magazine articles on a wide variety of travel subjects as well as a twice-weekly column on travel which is syndicated to major newspapers all over the country. With his daughter, Pauline Frommer, he presents a weekly nationwide radio program on travel, lectures frequently and makes guest appearances on national television shows such as NBC’s Today Show and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
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 Peoples Voice Webby Award for her work as founding editor of Frommers.com. Along with writing, she co-hosts The Travel Show on radio with her father, Arthur Frommer, and makes weekly appearances on CNNOnline to talk about travel trends.
About the 2008 National Book Festival
The 2008 National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress and hosted by First Lady Laura Bush was held on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.