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Wisconsin Book Festival

October 6, 2015 3:54 PM

Attention book lovers, the Wisconsin Book Festival is approaching!  The four-day festival will take place between October 22-25, in and around the Madison Public Library's Central Library in downtown Madison.  

The festival will feature more than 60 events with plenty of opportunities to meet authors, discover new books or favorite writers, and have books signed.

This year's lineup includes:
-2013 Pulitzer Prize winner for Fiction Adam Johnson for Fortune Smiles
-New York Times Bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran Azar Nafisi for The
Republic of Imagination
-Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer David Maraniss for Once In a Great City
-The New Yorker copy editor Mary Norris for Between You and Me
-Wisconsin's own master storyteller Nickolas Butler for Beneath the Bonfire
-Caldecott medalist and beloved children's book author Kevin Henkes for Waiting
-Acclaimed journalist Evan Thomas for Being Nixon
-Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich for Saving Capitalism
-National Book Award winner Timothy Egan for The Big Burn
-2015-16 Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kimberly Blaeser

See the full festival lineup at Be sure to join in on some of these exciting events!

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