National Book Festival, August 30 from 10am to 10pm
Celebrate the book with a day and a night of book readings, author signings and special entertainment. The 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival moves inside this year to the Washington Convention Center.
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is scheduled to interview her brother, H. Alan Day, and Lynn Wiese Sneyd, who co-wrote The Horse Lover: A Cowboy’s Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs.
E. L. Doctorow, this year’s recipient of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, will be interviewed by Marie Arana.
Doris Kearns Goodwin will be interviewed by David Rubinstein. Her latest book is The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism. Goodwin, author of Team of Rivals, won a Pulitzer Prize for History in 1995 for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II.