Thursday, August 07, 2014

Morristown Festival of Books- September 26-27, 2014

The very first Morristown Festival of Books will be held September 26th & 27th on South Street in Morristown.

Keynote Speaker

The Friday night Key Note speaker is William Cohen, author of The Price of Silence; The Duke Lacrosse Scandal and tickets for this event are $20.00 per person.  All 20 author talks on Saturday are FREE.


Some of the authors will be:

Ishmael Beah ( Radiance of Tomorrow), Miranda Beverly-Whittemore ( Bittersweet),Breena Clarke (Angels Make Their Hope Here) ,Julia Fierro ( Cutting Teeth), Dorothea Benton Frank (Hurricane Sisters),Caroline Leavitt ( Is This Tomorrow),Caroline Campion and Kathy Brennan (Keepers), Dan Fagin (Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation), Allyson Hobbs (A Chosen Exile: A History of  Racial Passing),Marta McDowell (Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life:The Plants and Places that Inspired the Classic Children's Tales), Nancy Krulik (George Brown, Class Clown),Jane O’Connor ( Fancy Nancy and the Wedding of the Century), Elizabeth Eulberg (Better off Friends)Emmy Laybourne (Monument 14,Savage Drift)Kieran Scott ( Only Everything)


 All four venues are within a few minutes walk of each other, with  the Morristown & Morris Township Library right in the middle of all  the action.

Morristown is located in Morris County and is accessible by car, train and bus.  It is a very walkable town with lots of restaurants, hotels and interesting things to do.

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