The 2011 Library of Congress National Book Festival

“First Two-day Festival Draws More Than 100 Award-winning Authors and an estimated 200,000 book-lovers gathered on the National Mall this weekend for the first-ever two-day National Book Festival. Organized by the Library of Congress with Honorary Co-Chairs President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, the 2011 event featured presentations and book signings by more than 100 of our nation’s bestselling authors, illustrators and poets including Toni Morrison, Hoda Kotb, Dave Eggers, David McCullough, Terry McMillan, Katherine Paterson, Garrison Keillor and Jim Lehrer (visit www.loc.gov/bookfest/authors/ for a complete list of participating authors).”

Quoted from http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2011/11-182.html

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