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Virginia Festival of the Book

For one week each spring the Virginia Festival of the Book turns Charlottesville into a mecca for book lovers. This year's gathering—set to kick off Wednesday, March 18—brings together literally hundreds of writers, including, as usual, many UVA Press authors. We're posting a list of our authors' events below. You can find a complete list of events at the festival web site.

 

 

WEDNESDAY
Stephen Cushman: Poetry: Stephen Cushman and Ron Smith
Wed. March 18, 4:00 PM, UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections
E. Franklin Dukes and Stephen Nash: The Changing Face of the Earth
Wed. March 18, 8:00 PM, UVa Clark Hall - Lecture Hall, Room 108

THURSDAY
Andrew Burstein: Bipartisanship and Everybody Loves Jefferson
Thu. March 19, 2:00 PM, CitySpace - Piedmont Council for the Arts
Marc Leepson: Early American Lives: Francis Scott Key and Cadwallader Colden
Thu. March 19, 2:00 PM, UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

FRIDAY
Ken Hughes: The Nixon Tapes and What We’ve Learned from Them
Fri. March 20, 10:00 AM, Miller Center
Stephen Cushman: Literature through the Lenses of History
Fri. March 20, 10:00 AM, UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections
Cynthia Kierner and Turk McCleskey: Frontier Stories: Race, Sex, Gender, and Women
Fri. March 20, 2:00 PM, UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections
Earl Swift: Motorheads and Motor City: Gripping Tales in Fact and Fiction
Fri. March 20, 4:00 PM, CitySpace - Piedmont Council for the Arts

SATURDAY
Peter Wallenstein: African Americans Living and Working in Twentieth-Century Virginia
Sat. March 21, 10:00 AM, Jefferson School African American Heritage Center
Paul Escott: Nineteenth-Century American Politics: Transforming Struggles of a Young Country
Sat. March 21, 10:00 AM, UVa Bookstore
John Hampsey: Memoirs: Wandering the Landscape of One’s Life
Sat. March 21, 12:00 PM, CitySpace - Piedmont Council for the Arts
David Edwards, Maral Kalbian, and Anne Carter Lee: Significant Buildings of Virginia — Inside and Out
Sat. March 21, 4:00 PM, CitySpace - Piedmont Council for the Arts

SUNDAY
Susan Perdue: Families and Friendships of the Founding Era
Sun. March 22, 1:00 PM, Ash Lawn-Highland