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The authors are coming

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Wisconsin Book Festival

Enjoy Wisconsin Book Festival events all year round! Several incredible authors are headed your way in September, so make plans to join us.

Plus save the date for the 4-day festival October 17-20, 2019. The complete list of events can be found at

All Wisconsin Book Festival events are free and open to the public, no tickets or registration required. 

Upcoming Events

Kochland by Christopher Leonard

Christopher Leonard for Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America
Sep 13, 7:00pm at Central Library

For the Good of the Game by Bud Selig

Bud Selig for For the Good of the Game
Sep 19, 5:00pm at Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium 

America That Island Off the Coast of France and Strike

Jesse Lee Kercheval for America That Island Off the Coast of Franceand Rebecca Dunham​ for Strike 
Sep 19, 7:00pm at Central Library

Advantages of Being Evergreen by Oliver Baez Bendorf

Oliver Baez Bendorf for Advantages of Being Evergreen
Sep 20, 6:00pmat A Room of One's Own

The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power

Samantha Power for The Education of an Idealist
Sep 24, 7:00pmat Central Library

The Bone and Sinew of the Land by Anna-Lisa Cox

Anna-Lisa Cox for The Bone and Sinew of the Land
Sep 24, 7:00pmat Central Library


See all upcoming Wisconsin Book Festival events at

Sep 4, 2019