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13th Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival

Join us at the 13th Annual Utah Humanities Council Book Festival, Oct. 19-23, an annual celebration bringing readers and writers together.

This year, TKE is pleased to be presenting Thomas McGuane, Saturday, October 23.

The Book Festival is full of book-related festivities — celebrating literacy and IDEAS — including author readings, author signings, panel discussions, live music, exhibitors, family activities & more! Also, lots of activities for children, including book arts and a working replica of the Gutenberg press, the Festival features a “Mash-Up” writing competition to be judged by Quirk Publishing’s David Borgenicht.

The 13th Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival takes places in eleven different communities across Utah in October, National Book Month. The anchor festival in Salt Lake City (Oct. 1, 19, 20-23) features an all-star lineup of poets, fiction writers, historians and other presenters.

Special appearances include:
- internationally best-selling author of suspense thrillers Tess Gerritsen
(Rizzoli and Isles series, debuting soon on TNT)
- esteemed Iraqi-vet/poet Brian Turner (Phantom Noise)
- bi-lingual children’s author Rene Colon Lainez (From North To South:
Del Norte al Sur)
- New Yorker regular Ian Frazier (Travels in Siberia)
- Plus many other national, state and local authors


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Event date: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 11:30pm
Gallatin Canyon (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400075188
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 12th, 2007

A River Never Sleeps Cover Image
By Roderick L. Haig-Brown, Thomas McGuane (Afterword by), Louis Darling (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781602399396
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Skyhorse Publishing - March 15th, 2010

The Cadence of Grass (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679767459
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - May 13th, 2003