Friday, April 17, 2009

Looking Ahead to the LA Times Festival of Books

The LA Times Festival of Books takes place every year on the UCLA campus over the last weekend of April. The event features discussion panels, author interviews, book signings, author readings, poetry, live performances, and many book vendors/publishers. I highly recommend that you attend. Here are some of the panels I'm considering attending:

Saturday 4/25 --

12:30 PM
PANEL 1122 Ackerman Grand Ballroom
Science Fiction: The Grand Masters
  • Moderator: Mr. Scott Timberg
  • Mr. Joe Haldeman
  • Mr. Harry Harrison
  • Mr. Robert Silverberg

2:00 PM
PANEL 1053 Broad 2160
Clive Barker in Conversation with Gina McIntyre
  • Interviewer: Ms. Gina McIntyre
  • Mr. Clive Barker

3:30 PM
PANEL 1044 Haines 39
History: Unknown Los Angeles
  • Moderator: Mr. William Deverell
  • Ms. Frances Dinkelspiel
  • Mr. Chip Jacobs
  • Mr. D.J. Waldie

4:30 PM
PANEL 1124 Ackerman Grand Ballroom
Ray Bradbury with an Introduction by M.G. Lord
  • Introducer: Ms. M.G. Lord
  • Mr. Ray Bradbury

Sunday 4/26 --

10:30 AM
PANEL 2121 Ackerman Grand Ballroom
Michael J. Fox in Conversation with Mary McNamara
  • Interviewer: Ms. Mary McNamara
  • Mr. Michael J. Fox

12:30 PM
PANEL 2052 Broad 2160
James Ellroy with an Introduction by Patt Morrison
  • Introducer: Ms. Patt Morrison
  • Mr. James Ellroy

2:00 PM
PANEL 2043 Haines 39
History: The Underbelly of California
  • Moderator: Mr. Miles Corwin
  • Mr. Larry Harnisch
  • Mr. Richard Rayner
  • Mr. David Ward