Today starts the fifth annual Boston Book Festival that will run through Saturday, October 19th. The program is a celebration of the written word and has programs aimed to encourage reading and promote Boston’s cultural heritage as a place that has fostered some of America’s finest authors past and present.
This year renowned author and essayist Salman Rushdie is the keynote speaker. He is joined by numerous others including, Mike Barnicle, Alan Dershowitz, and Joe Klein to name just a few of the presenters. For a full list of scheduled events link here.