February 17, 2018

LA Times Hosting Annual Festival of Books, April 29 – 30

By LJ Staff

West Coast librarians and book heads unable to come to DC in May for BookExpo America can head to Los Angeles at month’s end for the annual LA Times Festival of Books, April 29 – 30 at the UCLA campus. Always a great gathering, this year’s show feature 400 authors, 97 panel sessions, and numerous readings and signing, along with 300 exhibitor booths. On hand for the event will be Dave Barry, T.C. Boyle, Ray Bradbury, Mary Higgins Clark, Billy Crystal, Joan Didion, Erica Jong, Frank McCourt, Chip Kidd, R.L. Stine, and many others. Admission is free, but tickets are required for author panels. Full information is available at www.latimes.com/extras/events/.