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Boston Book Festival is October 23-24

BBF, Boston Book Festival, handsome, hunk, glassesThis weekend walk over to Copley Square for the 7th annual Boston Book Festival, featuring more than 175 authors and events through out the city.

Boston pulls out all the stops for this free annual celebration and this year is no exception with an amazing line up that in part include: Margaret Atwood, Alan Dershowitz, Dr. Atul Gawande, Lani Guinier, and my friend Mark Pasnik.

For more information visit, bostonbookfest.org.

Boston Book Festival

BBFThe Boston Book Festival takes place next weekend October 23 – 25 in Copley Square and through out much of the Back Bay. I believe this marks the 6th annual book festival which has grown significantly and last year attracted more than 25,000 people.

Doris Kearns Goodwin, Herbie Hancock, Norman FosterThe weekend event combines a street festival with an array of authors and other literary presenters from here and around the world. Daytime events at the Boston Book Festival are free and there are some lectures and other evening events that are offered for a modest fee.   If you’ve never attended this free, public event in Boston, I’d encourage you to check it out.  More information about this year’s Boston Book Festival may be found on their website, www.bostonbookfest.org.

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.