The following information is from a Nation e-mail that went out to people who sign up for e-mail alerts at The Nation.
??? forwarded it to give the community a heads up.
This coming weekend, April 23rd and 24th, heralds the Los Angeles Times' celebrated Festival of Books.
Taking place on the campus of UCLA, the F.O.B. features dozens of free panel discussions with scores of prominent authors as well as hundreds of exhibition booths from publishers, book-stores and publications, including The Nation and Nation
The Nation will be at booth #344 all weekend.
So come meet Nation writers (schedule below), pick up free copies of the magazine, buy discounted copies of Nation Books and Nation magazine subscriptions and check out our inventory of celebrated political buttons.
SIGNINGS AT NATION BOOTH #344
Saturday, April 23
12:00 -- Jonathan Schell
1:00 -- Rebecca Solnit
2:00 -- Marc Cooper
3:00 -- Jon Weiner & Mickey Knox
4:00 -- Norma Barzman
Sunday, April 24
12:00 -- Katrina vanden Heuvel
1:00 -- Peter Biskind
1:30 -- Victor Navasky
2:00 -- Melissa Boyle Mahle
3:00 -- Larry Beinhart
And you can see Nation Books and Nation authors in F.O.B. panels all weekend. Featured panelists include Victor Navasky, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Jon Wiener, Jonathan Schell, Eric Alterman, Adam Shatz, Marc Cooper, Melissa Boyle Mahle, Larry Beinhart, Rebecca Solnit,
Ved Mehta, Peter Biskind, Stephen F. Cohen and Norma Barzman.
See the F.O.B. website for a full schedule of panel times and further info, including directions, about the Festival itself.
Don't miss this opportunity to attend California's premiere literary event.
And check out the Nation Books's site for info and ordering info on a range of new titles.
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