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Join Chris Matthews, Ann Coulter, Rod Blagojevich, Tom Ridge, Gwen Ifill, David Pogue, Maggie Stiefvater, Julia Quinn and many other top authors at the National Press Club’s 32nd Annual Book Fair & Authors’ Night. 


One of the capital’s premier literary events, the annual fair draws the nation’s notable authors to the historic Press Club in downtown Washington.

Also among the over 75 authors scheduled to appear are Jim Lehrer, Grant Wahl, Isabel Gillies, Richard Wolffe, Kinky Friedman, Pamela Newkirk, C. David Heymann, Leslie Sanchez, Brian Ross, James Reston Jr., Deborah Tannen, Senator Barbara Boxer, Top Chef contestants Spike & Carla, Representative Henry Waxman, David Updike and Dwayne Betts.

The full list of authors participating in the fair is available at http://www.press.org/bookfair/authors/.

The Book Fair & Authors’ Night promises a robust crowd of booklovers, journalists and politicos seeking the latest titles across the genres – from cookbooks and children’s stories to history, sports, memoirs and mysteries – and a chance to mingle with the nation’s best authors.

WHAT: National Press Club’s 32nd Annual Book Fair and Authors’ Night

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C.

TICKETS: $5 General admission – No charge for NPC members.

The National Press Club is the nation’s leading organization for journalists. The event is a fundraiser for the club’s Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that offers scholarships to journalism students, and research and professional development for the working press worldwide. Through our partnership with The SEED Foundation, the event will help develop the school library at the foundation’s Maryland campus.

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More information can be found at http://www.press.org/events/bookfair2009.cfm.



Beth Shankle

Research Librarian

National Press Club

Tel: 202-662-7509

Fax: 202-879-6725

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