TITLE: Arthur and Pauline Frommer: 2008 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Arthur Frommer, Pauline Frommer
EVENT DATE: 09/27/2008
RUNNING TIME: 47 minutes
Travel authorities Arthur and Pauline Frommer appear at the National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Foremost travel authority Arthur Frommer's series of guides, published by Wiley Inc., consists of more than 340 titles reaching more than 6 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." He lives in New York City.
Speaker Biography: 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 Frommers.com. 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.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2008