And You Thought Angelenos Don’t Read: LA Times Festival of Books

The annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is being held April 24-25, 2010 at the UCLA campus in Westwood.  This event is the place where kids can watch their favorite books come alive, and readers eager to meet their favorite authors can choose from among 400 writers, along with panels, stage events, and other activities. And the panels are free!

Some writers expected with their newest publication are:

Buzz Aldrin
Carol Burnett
Rachel Caine

John W. Dean
Antwone Fisher

Tom Hayden
Anchee Min
Lisa See

among many more.

Panels include:

Mary & Carol Higgins Clark in Conversation with Connie Martinson
Science: The Universe Revealed
History: Rising Above Oppression
Poetry: Writers Without Borders
Fiction: An African Landscape
Rebooting Culture: Narrative & Information in the New Age
James Ellroy in Conversation with Joseph Wambaugh
The Art of the Critic
Inside Publishing
Terry McMillan with an Introduction by Sara Nelson
Comic Books: Indie and Beyond
Hot Off the Press: Writing About Sex

Stage Events include:

“What Are You Reading?” -- two ways to share:


For more information, visit  

2010 LA Times Festival of Books
April 25-26, 2010

University of California at Los Angeles
405 Hilgard Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90024