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Program National Book Festival


“Annual reminder that books are alive and well. #natbookfest.”

- Twitter user Rachel Weisel

Festivalgoers were able to engage with the PBS series The Great American Read and participated in a national vote to choose “America’s Best Loved Novel.”

Featured authors included:

  • Madeleine Albright
  • Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Amy Tan
  • Jon Meacham
  • U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith.

View the 2018 Festival Program (PDF, 4.61MB)