It’s the 18th annual book festival in Baltimore.
Every Emmy award winning actor can claim star-studded success on screen, but few can also consider themselves successful authors. These books show how some stars can make us cry, laugh, smile, and snicker on the screen as well as in a book.
The National Book Festival is opening with more than 100 authors and thousands of visitors on the National Mall in Washington.
Novelist Philip Roth, Jeffrey Eugenides who wrote “The Virgin Suicides,” mystery writer Patricia Cornwell and singer Jewel are joining the lineup of authors for the 2012 National Book Festival on the National Mall later this year.
The festival offers author meet-and-greets, readings and workshops. And for the kids, there are storytellers and hands-on projects.
Actress Julianne Moore, radio host Garrison Keillor, and TV’s Hoda Kotb and Jim Lehrer are among the more than 100 bestselling authors, illustrators and poets who are joining the National Book Festival this year.