Fall for the Book Festival

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The Fall for the Book Festival is Sunday, Sept. 25-Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. The library, Fairfax Library Foundation and Friends groups are cosponsoring twelve authors. Visit Fall for the Book to see the full schedule of authors.

Fred Bowen

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m.
at Chantilly Regional Library

Meet Fred Bowen

Meet Fred Bowen, author of the Fred Bowen Sports Story and All-Star Sport Story series. (Age 7 to adult.)

Cece Bell

Friday, Sept. 30, 4:30 p.m.
at Burke Centre Library

Meet Cece Bell

Meet Cece Bell, author and illustrator of El Deafo, the Sock Monkey series and other titles. (Age 7 to adult.)

Lauren Groff

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
at Harris Theatre, George Mason University

Meet Lauren Groff

Meet Lauren Groff, bestselling author of Fates and Furies. Cosponsored by the Fairfax Library Foundation. (Adults.)

Joby Warrick

Thursday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m.
at Richard Byrd Library

Meet Joby Warrick

Meet Joby Warrick, Washington Post reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS (Adults and teens.)

Tom Gjelten

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m.
at Kings Park Library

Meet Tom Gjelten

Meet Tom Gjelten, veteran correspondent for NPR and author of A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story (Adults and teens.)

Garrett Peck

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m.
at Kingstowne Library

Meet Garrett Peck

Meet Garrett Peck, local historian and author of books including Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C. and Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C.. (Adults and teens.)

Claudia Kalb

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m.
at City of Fairfax Regional Library

Meet Claudia Kalb

Meet Claudia Kalb, award-winning journalist and author of Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History’s Great Personalities. (Adults and teens.)

Diane Rehm

Sunday, Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m.
at the Concert Hall, George Mason University

Meet Diane Rehm

Meet Diane Rehm, National Public Radio Talk Show host and author of bestselling autobiographical books including On My Own Cosponsored by the Fairfax Library Foundation. (Adults.)

Patricia Briggs

Thursday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m.
at the Alden, McLean Community Center

Meet Patricia Briggs

Meet Patricia Briggs, bestselling author of the Mercy Thompson and Alpha and Omega urban fantasy series. Cosponsored by the McLean Community Center. (Adults.)

Elizabeth Nunez

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m.
at Sherwood Regional Library

Meet Elizabeth Nunez

Meet Elizabeth Nunez, author of award-winning novels including Boundaries, Prospero's Daughter and Even in Paradise Cosponsored by the Harambee Readers. (Adults.)

Timothy J. Jorgensen

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Vienna

Meet Timothy J. Jorgenson

Meet Timothy J. Jorgensen, Associate Professor of Radiation Medicine at Georgetown University and author of Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation Cosponsored by Patrick Henry Library. (Adults.)

Sandra Cisneros

Friday, Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m.
at Harris Theatre, George Mason University

Meet Sandra Cisneros

Meet Sandra Cisneros, award-winning author of The House on Mango Street and A House of My Own Books available for sale and signing. Cosponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. (Adults.)


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