Tags: History

Saturday: Mar 24

In Pursuit of Truth: An Evening with the National Book Awards

Sat. March 24, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM


Paramount Theater

215 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

2017 National Book Awards finalists and longlisted authors in a discussion of the stories and facts their books bring to light and, ultimately, the pursuit of truth in their award-winning nonfiction…

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Tags: African-American, American Indian, Arts, Book Club Picks, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Headliners, History, Nonfiction

Sunday: Mar 25

Writing the American Story: Diverse Voices in Distinguished Books

Sun. March 25, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

2017 recipients of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, Peter Ho Davies, Tyehimba Jess, and Margot Lee Shetterly, in conversation with Rita Dove, on obstacles to racial justice and telling the true American story in the 2018 Festival closing program…

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Tags: African-American, Biography / Memoir, Book Club Picks, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Fiction, Gender, Headliners, History, Language / Culture / Folklife, Nonfiction, Poetry