The 2017 Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival will be held August 5-6.
Friday evening, August 4th, 5:30 pm, Opening Panel and Reception (ticketed event)
A conversation with Glenn Thrush, NY Times White House Correspondent, and Ashley Parker, Washington Post White House Correspondent
Saturday, August 5th, 9am – 4pm, Author Panel Discussions, Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown (free)
Sunday, August 6th, 9am – 4pm, Author Discussions, Chilmark Community Center campus (free)
For full details and schedule go to mvbookfestival.com.
The Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival returns to the island this summer on August 5-6, for its seventh extraordinary season. With a stellar line up of some of the country’s leading authors, the festival highlights great books and great writing while promoting discussion on the leading issues of the day. The festival features for two days of readings, panel discussions, author interviews, and book signings.
Jenny Allen – Would Everybody Please Stop?
Carol Anderson – White Rage
Madeleine Blais – To the New Owners
Sidney Blumenthal – Wrestling with His Angel
Peter Brannen – The Ends of the World
Julie Buntin – Marlena
Sarah Leah Chase – The New England Open-House Cookbook
Erica Armstrong Dunbar – Never Caught
David R. Foster – A Meeting of Land and Sea
Jessica Harris – My Soul Looks Back
Tera Hunter – Bound in Wedlock
Min Jin Lee – Pachinko
Beth Macy – Truevine
Alyssa Mastromonaco – Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?
Susie Middleton – Simple Green Suppers
Joan Nathan – King Solomon’s Table
Dr. Willie Parker – Life’s Work
Ann Patchett – Commonwealth
Richard North Patterson – Fever Swamp
Richard Russo – Trajectory
Danzy Senna – New People
Scott Simon – My Cubs
Stephen Kennedy Smith – JFK: A Vision for America
Deborah Tannen – You’re the Only One I Can Tell
Amor Towles – A Gentleman in Moscow
Gillian Thomas – Because of Sex
Sarah Waldman – Feeding a Family
Sharon Weinberger – The Imagineers of War