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25th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book

Tayari Jones (An American Marriage) discussed her newest novel which examines the forced separation of a married couple, when being black leads to wrongful conviction and incarceration, and how love responds, in a conversation with Lisa Lucas at the Omni Hotel during the Festival of …

Weekend Highlights

Photos, audio, and video of select events from Saturday and Sunday of the Virginia Festival of the Book.

Friday Highlights

A graphic novel exploring one family’s escape from Vietnam, examinations of race, history, and the civil war and a panel exploring the experiences of deaf authors barely scratch the surface of what Friday at the Virginia Festival of the Book included.

Thursday Highlights

Thursday included a talk by the inaugural Carol Troxell Reader, Lisa Ko, the Literary Lunch with Nathan Englander, and an inspirational conversation with Khizr Khan.

Wednesday Highlights

The first day of the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book started with author and astronaut Leland Melvin talking with 2,400 Charlottesville area students about how perseverance helped him succeed in the NFL and at NASA.