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Open a Book, Open the World – The Library of Congress National Book Festival

Explore interviews, insights and artistic expressions from some of the nation’s most significant and prolific literary voices with a glimpse into their creative processes and environments. "Open a Book, Open the World – The Library of Congress National Book Festival" is an hour-long special that delivers highlights from this year's National Book Festival and celebrates a sense of renewal and hope.

Open a Book, Open the World

55m 35s

"Open a Book, Open the World – The Library of Congress National Book Festival" is an hour-long special that delivers highlights from this year's National Book Festival and celebrates a sense of renewal and hope that we’re all yearning for.

Episodes

  • Open a Book, Open the World: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Open a Book, Open the World

    55m 35s

    "Open a Book, Open the World – The Library of Congress National Book Festival" is an hour-long special that delivers highlights from this year's National Book Festival and celebrates a sense of renewal and hope that we’re all yearning for.

  • Celebrating American Ingenuity: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Library of Congress National Book Festival

    1h 55m

    Explore interviews, insights and artistic expressions from some of the nation’s most significant and prolific literary voices with a glimpse into their creative processes and environments. Hosted by Hoda Kotb and featuring an impressive group of authors, including Colson Whitehead, Madeleine Albright, Melinda Gates, John Grisham, and many more.

Extras + Features

  • Authors Discuss American Ingenuity: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Authors Discuss American Ingenuity

    1m 31s

    The theme of this year’s festival is American ingenuity and additional authors from the virtual event weigh in on what that means to them.

  • Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer

    30s

    Explore interviews, insights and artistic expressions from some of the nation’s most significant and prolific literary voices with a glimpse into their creative processes and environments. Hosted by Hoda Kotb and featuring an impressive group of authors, including Colson Whitehead, Madeleine Albright, Melinda Gates, John Grisham, and many more.

  • Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer

    30s

    "Open a Book, Open the World – The Library of Congress National Book Festival" is an hour-long special that delivers highlights from this year's National Book Festival and celebrates a sense of renewal and hope that we’re all yearning for.

Schedule

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