“A Singular Passion,” moderated by Deborah Vankin; also featuring Gustavo Arellano, Martin J. Smith, and Stacey Perman.
Akashic Books pre–Los Angeles Times Festival of Books party, featuring Ian F. Svenonius, Simon Tofield, David McConnell, Jim Pascoe, Tom Fassbender, Gary Phillips, Jerry Stahl, Felicia Luna Lemus, Jervey Tervalon, Mr. Fish, Ricardo Cortes, Nina Revoyr, Joseph Mattson, and many more TBA.
Presented by the Virginia Festival of the Book. “Creativity: What Is It?” with graphic artist Barbara Slate (You Can Do a Graphic Novel) and illustrator Brian McMullan (Hang Glider & Mud Mask). Hosted by Piedmont Council for the Arts.
Presented by the Virginia Festival of the Book. “Political Violence and Intrigue in Latin America.” Ricardo Cortés and Stephen Ferry (Violentology: A Manual of the Colombian Conflict) will discuss Latin American issues including the role of corporations in political matters.
Panel discussion with Sanho Tree, Institute for Policy Studies, and Carlotta Youngers, Washington Office of Latin America