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2016 Southern Festival of Books Schedule

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2016 Southern Festival of Books Schedule

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Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-12:30 pmArtober Performing Arts Stage

Chris James

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 29

On the Pleasures of Owning Persons: The Hidden Face of American Slavery

Volney P. Gay, Alice Randall

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 12

Field of Graves:A Taylor Jackson Novel; Noone Knows

J.T. Ellison

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Old Wounds and New Rituals: Three Poets

Ed Madden, William Wright, Rita Quillen

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Conf Room 3

Fundraiser A: My Fight for Freedom and Justice

Robert Blagojevich

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 31

Savor the South: Recipes for Chicken and Bacon

Cynthia Graubart, Fred Thompson

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

William Tecumsah Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life

James L. McDonough

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 30

Mysteries of Southern Girlhood: Two Novels

Mary Arno, Carrie Mullins

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 pm Music Stage

Morgan Bosman

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:30 pmNashville Public Library Commons Room

The Future of Nashville Media

Bruce Dobie, Ken Paulson, Kelly Gilfillan

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:30 PM NPL Banner Room

Liner Notes: Connections and Influence in Modern Music

Don Cusic, John Troutman, Michael Jarrett

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

12:00-1:30 PM LP Room 16

Southeast Mystery Association  presents Crimes, Cons, and Capers: The Many Faces of Crime Fiction

Clay Stafford, Jessie Powell, Erica Wright, Holly McClure

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 30

Unbreakable Bonds: Tales of Interracial Fellowship and Flight in the Antebellum South

Wallace King, Katy Simpson Smith

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 12

My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir

Chris Offutt

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM NPL Auditorium

Cookin' It with Kix: The Art of Celebrating and the Fun of Outdoor Cooking

Kix Brooks

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM NPL Conf Room 3

The Craving Brain: Science, Spirituality, and the Road to Recovery

Anderson Spickard, James B.

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Mosaics of Myth and Mischief: Two Poets

David Olney, Jeanie Thompson

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 29

Shaping the Healthy Community: The Nashville Plan

Gary Gaston

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 pm Music Stage

Sterling Fletcher

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Bernt-Olov Andersson

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:00-2:30 PM LP Room 31

World Small and Large: Poetry Collections

Darnell Arnoult, J. Scott Brownlee, Sarah Freligh, Tina Barr

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:30-2:30 PM LP Room 16

Perfectly Unhinged: Stories of this Thoroughly Modern American Life

Gilbert Allen, Meg Mitchell Moore

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:30-2:30 pmNashville Public Library Commons Room

Late One Night: A Novel

Lee Martin

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:30-2:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Perfume River

Robert Olen Butler

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

1:30-2:30 PM NPL Banner Room

Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon

Bronwen Dickey

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM LP Room 30

Seersucker and the Front Porch: Icons of Southern Culture

Bill Haltom, Shellie Tomlinson

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM NPL Conf Room 3

This Must be the Place: Short Stories of Geography and the Mind

Matt Cashion, Becky Hagenston, Lenore Myka

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM LP Room 12

Reminiscence and Rumination: Recalling Two Southern Childhoods

Tom Henderson, Nan Corbitt Allen

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM NPL Auditorium

Images of America: Camp Forrest

Elizabeth Taylor

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 pm Music Stage

Dave Isaacs

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:00-2:30 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Ashley Mintz

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 PM LP Room 31

The Highest Stakes

Richard Reed

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Redemption Road

John Hart

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 PM NPL 3rd Floor Program Room

Hush Now,Baby: The Help Becomes Family

Angela Williams

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 PM NPL Banner Room

Enduring Legacies: The Best of Pulitzer Fiction

Alice Randall, Rebecca Wells, C. Michael Curtis

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Tumultuous Dispatches: Journals from 19th Century America and Japan

Joanna Reed Shelton, Katherine Jeffrey

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

2:30-4:00 PM LP Room 16

Homefront Survivors: Three Historical Novels

Robert S. Brandt, June Hall McCash, Leanne Smith

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM LP Room 12

Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark

Tamara Saviano

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

3:00-3:30  pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Rashad Rayford

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

 

3:00-4:00 PM LP Room 29

The Whole Hog: Barbecue in the South

John Shelton Reed, Rien Fertel

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM NPL Conf Room 3

Listen to Me: Bold Poetic Voices

Tiana Clark, Jordan Rice

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 pm Music Stage

Ava Davis

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM NPL Auditorium

The Most Exquisite Mayhem: New Novels by Two American Masters

Brad Watson, Donald Ray Pollock

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

3:00-4:30 PM LP Room 30

Paths of Danger: Novels Exploring the Fragility of the Human Condition

Melissa Ginsburg, Elizabeth Cox, Carla Damron

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

3:30-4:00 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Sankofa African Drum and Dance Company

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

3:30-4:30 PM LP Room 31

Two Sides of the Dark Side: True Crime Stories

Carole Townsend, Charlie Spillers

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

3:30-4:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

The Heart in Conflict: Stories of Self and Place

Juyanne James, Michele Moore

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

3:30-4:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Portrayals: Finding Voice and Vision

Maggi Britton Vaughn, Carole Brown Knuth, Jean MacArthur Tyson, Shirley Hall

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

4:00-5:00 pm Music Stage

Shelby Bottom Duo

 

Friday, 14 OCT 2016

4:00-5:00 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Southern Word

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

9:30-11:00 am NPL Auditorium

Women's National Book Association Presents Coffee with Authors

Danielle Dutton, Curtis Sittenfeld, Adam Haslett, Yaa Gyasi

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-10:30 am Artober Performing Arts Stage

Tennessee Young Writers' Workshop Open Mic

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-10:45AM Youth Stage

Ukedelics

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 am LP Room 30

Murder, Unrest and Injustice in the Jim Crow South: Two Novels

Thomas Mullen, Ross Howell, Jr.

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 am NPL Banner Room

The Southern Heroine's Quest: Two Novels

Suzanne Feldman, Milinda Jay

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 amLP Room 16

In Your Own Backyard: Mysteries of the Unexpected

Jesse Donaldson, Erica Wright

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 amLP Room 12

The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African-American Family

Gail Lumet Buckley

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 amWar Memorial Auditorium

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

J.D. Vance

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 am Nashville Public Library Commons Room

Nashville's Literary Lights: New Voices

Odie Lindsey, Ed Tarkington

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 am NPL Conf. Room 1AB

A Letter To My Mom

Lisa Erspamer

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 am LP Room 31

Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South

Beth Macy

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 am NPL Conf Room 3

Young Heroes of the Civil War Era

Frye Gaillard, Anne E. Burg

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 am NPL Conf. Room 2

Hard Lines: Rough South Poetry

William Wright, Amy Wright, Ed Madden, Kate Daniels

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:00 amMusic Stage

Fred Koller sings songs written with Shel Silverstein

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

10:00-11:30 am LP Room 29

In Search of the Self: Short Stories on the Complexities of the Human Experience

Margaret Luongo, Ira Sukrungruang, Paul Griner

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-11:30 am Youth Stage

Nashville Zoo presents Animal Tales

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-12:00 noonArtober Performing Arts Stage

 

Stewarts Creek High School Presents “We Shall Overcome”

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-12:00 noonNPL Auditorium

Under the Hood of Terror: Examining the Ku Klux Klan’s Violent History

Stanley Nelson, William Rawlings, Jr.

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-12:00 noonLP Room 12

The Orphan Mother: A Novel

Robert Hicks

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-12:00 noonLP Room 31

Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Arlie Russell Hochschild

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-12:00 noon NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Who Killed These Girls: Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders

Beverly Lowry in conversation with Ann Patchett

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-12:00 noon NPL Banner Room

Today's South in Words and Pictures

William Ferris, Joseph Millichap

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-12:00 noon LP Room 30

Bedtime Nashville: Picture Books for Kids

Debbie Brown, Dave Dietrich, Ashley Crownover

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-12:00 noon Nashville Public Library Commons Room

Talking Leaves

Joseph Bruchac

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-12:00 noon NPL Conf Room 3

Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies

Laura Stampler

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:00-12:00 noon Music Stage

Bentley and the Hustle

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:30-12:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Zone 3

Amy Wright, David Huddle, Susan Finch, Lana K.W. Austin

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:30-12:30 PM LP Room 16

Reluctant Heroines: YA Fantasy Novels on Twisted Sisterhood and Precarious Humanity

Lauren Oliver, Kendare Blake

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:30-1:00 PM LP Room 29

The Rural, the Urban and the Search for Home: Navigating Landscapes in Short Stories

Bryn Chancellor, Laura Hendrix Ezell, Kathy Flann

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

11:45AM-12:15PM Youth Stage

Mr. Steve the Music Man

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL 3rd Floor Program Room

Outside In: Novels of the Mennonite and Melungeon Communities

Jolina Petersheim, Libby Ware

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 12

El Paso: A Novel

Winston Groom

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Auditorium

Miss Jane

Brad Watson

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Banner Room

Kingdom in the Air: Dispatches from Far Away

Bob Shacochis

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 30

The Secret Horses of Briar Hill

Megan Shepherd

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Conf Room 3

Words and Not Opposites

Linda Ragsdale

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 31

Invisible Nation: Homeless Families in America

Richard Schweid

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 pm Music Stage

Les Kerr and the Bayou Band

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Mel'Keta's Raghba

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:30-1:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Our Perfectly Imperfect World: Poets on the Human Condition

William Page, Jon Tribble, Lagnajita Mukhopadhyay

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:30-2:30 PM LP Room 16

Hear My Voice: Middle Grade Novels in Search of Identity

Karen Harrington, Margaret Peterson Haddix, Donna Gephart, Monika Schroeder

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

12:45PM-01:15PM Youth Stage

Birthday Party for Cookie Mouse

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 30

Supernatural Interventions: Blending fantasy and realism in YA fiction

Randi Pink, Shaun David Hutchinson

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 29

The Book of Isaias: A Child of Hispanic Immigrants Seeks His Own America

Daniel Connolly

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 12

You Will Know Me

Megan Abbott

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 pm Nashville Public Library Commons Room

Writing from Life: The Journey

Deborah Wilbrink, Randy Rudder

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM NPL Auditorium

Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock n Roll

Peter Guralnick, Hank Klibanoff

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Bright, Precious Days: A Novel

Jay McInerney

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM NPL Banner Room

Who Is This Man: Ali Akbar A.K.A. Horace Pittman

R.B. Morris

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 31

Race and Rhetoric in the Oval Office: The Carter and Clinton Administrations

Daryl A. Carter, Ph.D., Dorothy Padgett

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 pmMusic Stage

Karen Leipziger with Andy Ellis

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Southern Word

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:00-2:30 PM NPL Conf Room 3

Houses Built on Water: Four Tennessee Poets

Sue Weaver Dunlap, Jeff Hardin, Linda Parsons, Clay Matthews

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:30-2:00 pm Youth Stage

Susan Eaddy

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

1:30-2:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Smoky Jack: The Adventures of a Dog and His Master on Mt. LeConte

Anne Bridges, Ken Wise

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:00-02:15PM Artober Performing Arts Stage

Transit Dance Company

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM LP Room 12

Prayers the Devil Answers: A Novel

Sharyn McCrumb

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 pm Nashville Public Library Commons Room

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Ibram X. Kendi

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM NPL Banner Room

A Brush with Nature: Abstract Naturalism and the Painting of Life

Alex Beard

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 pm War Memorial Auditorium

Dragonmark

Sherrilyn Kenyon

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM LP Room 31

Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Adam Hochschild

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

American Housewife: Stories

Helen Ellis

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 pm Music Stage

The Willies

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:00-3:30 PM LP Room 29

Living the Past: Three Historical Novels

Amber Brock, Ariel Lawhon, Virginia Pye

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:00-3:30 PM LP Room 30

Secrets, Mysteries,and the Weight of Youth: Coming of Age Stories

Jeff Zentner, David Arnold, Brendan Kiely, Meredith Russo 

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:15PM-3:00 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

DanceEast

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:15PM-3:00 pmYouth Stage

Paul Sprawl

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 PM NPL Auditorium

They Have to Take You In: Two Novels of Family

Ann Patchett, Adam Haslett

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

From Bargaining Table to Side Bars: Two Lives in Pursuit of Fair Labor

Phil Cohen, Marlene Trestman

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 PM NPL Conf Room 3

Junk: Digging Through America's Love Affair with Stuff

Alison Stewart

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 PM LP Room 16

A World Without You

Beth Revis

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Punching Holes in the Dark: Living the Light of the World

Robert Benson

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM LP Room 31

What Forgiveness Really Means: Life In and After Prison

Randall Horton, Michael T. McRay

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM LP Room 12

Small Victories and Southern Varieties: Two Cookbooks

Jennifer Brule, Julia Turshen

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 pmNashville Public Library Commons Room

The Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography: Images from Ferguson

David Carson, Robert Cohen

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM NPL Banner Room

Utopia Drive: A Trip Through America's Most Radical Idea

Erik Reece

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 pm Music Stage

John Fabke

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 pmArtober Performing Arts Stage

nobigdyl

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:15PM-4:00 pmYouth Stage

Turnip Green Creative Reuse

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:30-4:30 pm War Memorial Auditorium

In Conversation: Curtis Sittenfeld and Gayle Forman

Curtis Sittenfeld, Gayle Forman

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:30-4:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Mythtaken Identity: Novels of Legends in Our Time

Steven Sherrill, Christopher Smith

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:30-4:30 PM NPL Conf Room 3

The Floodgate Series: Volume 3

Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum, F. Douglas Brown, Geffrey Davis, Kai Carlson-Wee, Anders Carlson-Wee

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:30-5:00 PM LP Room 16

The Brotherhood of Youth and Yearning: Three Memoirs

Mark Beaver, Rob Rufus, Josh MacIvor-Andersen

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:30-5:00 PM LP Room 30

Otherworldly Journeys: Three YA Fantasy Series

Martina Boone, Maria Dahvana Headley, Victoria Schwab

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

3:30-5:00 PM LP Room 29

Grabbing the Brass Ring: The Pursuit of Happiness in Three Middle Grade Novels

Jason Reynolds, Christine Kendall, Brooks Benjamin

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

4:00-5:00 PM LP Room 31

Standing Against Oppression: Racial, Historical Violence and Resiliency

Patrick Phillips, Jason Ward

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

4:00-5:00 pm Nashville Public Library Commons Room

Jane Two: A Novel

Sean Patrick Flanery

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

4:00-5:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Homegoing: A Novel

Yaa Gyasi

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

4:00-5:00 pm Music Stage

Tomi Lunsford

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

4:15-5:00 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Nashville Shakespeare Festival's "Songs for Shakespeare" 

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

4:00-5:30 PM LP Room 12

Practice What You Preach: Three Novels

Kristy Woodson Harvey, Celeste Fletcher McHale, Karen Pashley

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

4:00-5:30 PM NPL Auditorium

Something to Call Your Own: Novels of Early 20th Century America

Donald Ray Pollock, Virginia Reeves, Julia Franks

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

4:00-5:30 PM NPL Banner Room

Top of Their Game: The Pulitzer Prize in Journalism

Chris Hamby, Hank Klibanoff, James D. Squires

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

04:15PM-5:00 pm Youth Stage

Adventure Science Center Presents Living and Working in Space

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

4:30-5:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Light in the Darkness: Three Poets

John C. Mannone, Christina Stoddard, Angie Macri

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

4:30-5:30 PM NPL Conf Room 3

Unconscious Knowledge

Beaird Glover

 

Saturday, 15 OCT 2016

5:00-6:00 pm Music Stage

Phil Cohen and Patricia Ford

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-12:30 pm Youth Stage

Bill Crosby and the Bahama Llama Orchestra

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 30

Every Story Has a Hero: Two YA Novels

Sharon Cameron, Shannon Messenger

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 pmNashville Public Library Commons Room

The Wild West of Louis L'Amour

Tim Champlin

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 12

Chapter16.org Profiles Tennessee Pulitzer Winners in Literature

Adam Ross, Bobby Rogers, Kate Daniels, Ed Tarkington

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 16

Get Your Hands Dirty: Cooking, Sharing and Preserving Southern Recipes

Valerie J. Frey, Robert Netherland

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 31

Integrating the Divided City: Nashville During the Civil Rights Movement

Ansley Erickson, Andrew Maraniss

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Banner Room

Whisperin' Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life in Country Music

Bill Anderson

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Took the Long Way Home: Memoirs of Hope and Insight

David Armand, Christine Hale

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Auditorium

The Raven King

Maggie Stiefvater

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM NPL Conf Room 3

Absorbed in Wonders Great and Small: Three Poets

KB Ballentine, Denton Loving, Amy Wright

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 PM LP Room 29

Red Dog: A Slim in Little Egypt Mystery

Jason Miller

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:00 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Emily Joy

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:00-1:30 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Sisters in Crime Presents: The Criminal in Us All

Jennie Bentley, Lisa Wysocky, Jaden Terrell, Phyllis Gobbell, Holly McClure

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

12:45PM-01:15PM Youth Stage

Nashville Public Library and Wishing Chair Productions Puppet Truck

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 29

American Cake:From Colonial Gingerbread to Classic Layer, the Stories and Recipes Behind 125 of our Best-Loved Cakes

Anne Byrn

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 16

Sea Stories: A Memoir of a Naval Officer

Gary Slaughter

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM NPL Auditorium

Pulitzer Music Performance: Tempest Fantasy by Paul Morevic

Melissa Rose

Alias Ensemble 

Lee Levine

Lauren Jackson Coplan

Denice Hicks

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM NPL Banner Room

The Final Season: The Perseverance of Pat Summitt

Maria Cornelius

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM NPL Conf Room 3

Channeling the New Normal: Two Poets

Bryan Borland, Casey Rocheteau

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

And We Can Never Go Back There Again: Novels of Teenage Love

Emery Lord, Sarah Combs

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 31

Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from the Hunger Games to Campus Rape

Kelly Oliver

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 PM LP Room 12

The Pulitzer Prize in the 21st Century: Robert Olen Butler

Robert Olen Butler

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 pm Music Stage

Tom House

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:00 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Nerissa Aquino

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:30 PM LP Room 30

Union Buglers and Drummer Boys: Three Novels of Youth on the Civil War Battlefield

Kristin O'Donnell Tubb, Mike Shoulders, June Hall McCash

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:00-2:30 pmNashville Public Library Commons Room

Inspiration to Creation: Crafting Books to Reach Younger Audiences

Mary Reaves Uhles, Katherine Morrow DePalma, Jessica Young

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

1:30-2:00 pmYouth Stage

Silly Grandpa

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM NPL Auditorium

Story Time: New Illustrated Children's Books

Jean M. Malone, Pat Zietlow Miller

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM LP Room 31

The Good Fight: Courage and Conscience in the Jim Crow South

Joseph Beck, Sally Palmer Thomason

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM LP Room 12

Moving Forward on Shifting Ground: Two Detroit Novels

Christopher J. Hebert, Angela Flournoy

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again

Kimberly Williams-Paisley

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Southern Characters: Two Short Story Collections

George Spain, Jerry Henderson

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM NPL Banner Room

Agonizing Adolescence: YA Novels Exploring Romance, Family and Identity

Meredith Russo, Ashley Herring Blake

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 PM NPL Conf Room 3

Exhilirating Highs and Terrifying Lows: Two Poets

Amelia Martens, Tina Parker

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 pmMusic Stage

Sheriff Scott and the Deputies

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:00 pm Artober Performing Arts Stage

Studio Tenn presents "The Glass Menagerie"

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:30 PM LP Room 29

Have You Ever Been American: Novels of Outlier Immigrants (Over Time)

Jonathan Rabb, Michelle Hoover, Hirsh Sawhney

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:00-3:30 PM LP Room 16

Killer Nashville Noir: Cold-Blooded

Clay Stafford, Dana Chamblee Carpenter, Robert Rotstein, Daco Auffenorde, Linda Sands

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

02:15PM-02:45PM Youth Stage

Linda Ragsdale

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 PM LP Room 30

Blackbeard and Jack the Ripper: Thrilling YA Historical Novels

Nicole Castroman, Kerri Maniscalco

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

2:30-3:30 pmNashville Public Library Commons Room

High School Hit Men and Backstabbers: Two YA Thrillers

Amanda K. Morgan, Ann Redisch Stampler

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM LP Room 31

We Are Charleston: Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emmanuel

Dr. Bernard Powers, Marjory Wentworth, Herb Frazier

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 1AB

Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination

Annette Gordon-Reed

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM NPL Banner Room

An Imperfect Union: Personal and Political Schisms over the Founding Documents

Tim Huebner, Daniel Mallock

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM NPL Conf. Room 2

Shaping the Mind, Body, and Soul: Books on Wellness

Sarah Hays Coomer, JT Collins

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM NPL Conf Room 3

Senses of Place: Poems on Life and Landscape

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Sandra Meek, Kristi Maxwell

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 PM LP Room 12

Back Rooms and Back Alleys: Stories from Old Nashville

Brian Allison, James D. Squires

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:00-4:00 pm Music Stage

Donna Ulisse

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:00-4:30 PM NPL Auditorium

On the Case: Private Eye Series

Linda Thorne, Jaden Terrell, Kelly Oliver

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

03:15PM-4:00 pm Youth Stage

Adventure Science Center Presents Matter Matters

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:15PM-04:15PM Artober Performing Arts Stage

Whit Hill and Ingrid Graudins

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:30-4:30 PM LP Room 16

Tuscany Italy: Small-Town Itineraries for the Foodie Traveler

Zeneba Bowers, Matt Walker

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:30-4:30 PM LP Room 30

Restoring Kingdoms: YA Heroines and the Quest for Truth

Roshani Chokshi, C.J. Redwine

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:30-4:30 pm Nashville Public Library Commons Room

Below the Surface of Generations: Two Poets

James Davis May, Bobby Rogers

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

3:30-4:30 PM LP Room 29

Nashville's Literary Lights: New Middle Grade Novels

William M. Akers, Tracy Barrett

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

4:00-5:00 pm Music Stage

Adrian + Meredith

 

Sunday, 16 OCT 2016

04:15PM-5:00 pm Youth Stage

Birthday Party for Pout Pout Fish