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Boston Book Festival Oct 17-19th

Boston Book FestivalToday 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.

Boston Book Festival: October 15, 2011

The third annual Boston Book Festival (the largest literary event in New England) is this Saturday (October 15) in Copley Square.  The event will host more than 100 world-renowned authors, workshops and events.   If you are in the city, check out the festival.

Whatever your interests, fiction, history, science, food writing, sports writing, crime fiction, etc… they have something for you.  You can check out the full calendar of events by linking to their site here and individual event descriptions here.