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The Fest goes on

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A review of Wisconsin Book Festival by

The pandemic has put the kibosh on the library being able to offer in person events - something we've been missing in a major way - and this is true for the Wisconsin Book Festival as well. Though they hold events all year long, they've had to come up with a new way of doing things. So if getting to the Central library, finding and paying for parking, and then finding a seat for a popular event were often just too much or just not feasible, here's your chance. Events are now being held online and you can attend from the comfort of your own home - your own couch in fact. And that's not all. If you can't make it for the time of the event, you can go back and watch any or all of the events at your leisure. Missed Salman Rushdie or Stacy Abrams? No problem, you can watch anytime (and I highly recommend that you do).

Coming up tomorrow night is a discussion with authors Shane O'Mara and Florence Williams. And next Wednesday we'll hear from author Larry Tye and a discussion of his book about Joe McCarthy.

So keep an eye on the WBF page for upcoming events or do a deep dive into past discussions. There's a little something for everyone.

Jul 22, 2020