April 23-24, 2022, on the USC Campus.
Returning to USC for our 27th year for a weekend of indoor and outdoor events, hundreds of exhibitor  booths, author signings, performances, and free activities. Lineup announced here March 14, 2022.
The Los Angeles Times and USC will monitor COVID-19 guidance and protocols as planning continues.
 



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2021 Virtual Festival Highlights
Festival of Books Kickoff with L.A. Times & USC
L.A. Times writers joined Dr. Carol Folt of USC and Patt Morrison for a fun launch to the week of events!
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Co-author of "Food Between Friends: A Cookbook"
Conversation with Matt Brennan
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Richard Thompson, "Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice 1967-1975"
Conversation with RJ Smith
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Don Lemon, "This is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism"
Conversation with Greg Braxton
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Brandi Carlile, "Broken Horses: A Memoir"
Conversation with Mikael Wood
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