Sep 27, 2018
Virginia Festival of the Book

Tickets are now available!

At long last, tickets to the Read & Lead Lunch with Barbara Ehrenreich, the Literary Luncheon with Lisa See, and the Crime Wave Brunch with Don Winslow are now available for purchase on VaBook.orgDon’t wait—these programs are sure to sell out! 

Read & Lead Lunch: Barbara Ehrenreich

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
11:45 AM-1:30 PM, $60 per person

Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer, is the author of over a dozen books, including the New York Times bestseller Nickel and Dimed. Winner of the 2018 Erasmus Prize for her work as an investigative journalist, she has a PhD in cellular immunology from Rockefeller University and writes frequently about health care and medical science, among other topics.


Literary Luncheon: Lisa See

Thursday, March 21, 2019
11:45 AM-1:30 PM, $60 per person

Lisa See, author of The Island of Sea Women, is the New York Timesbestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird LaneDreams of Joy, which debuted at number one, and many other novels. She has also been honored as National Woman of the Year by the Organization of Chinese American Women and was the recipient of the Chinese American Museum’s History Makers Award.

We appreciate the support of Dominion Energy as Lead Sponsorof this program, with additional support from Wells Fargo and the Friends of Jefferson-Madison Regional Library.


Crime Wave Brunch: Don Winslow

Saturday, March 23, 2019
10:00-11:30 AM, $40 per person 

Don Winslow, author of The Border, is the New York Times bestselling author of The Force, the international bestseller The Cartel, and other novels. Several of his books have been made into movies or are in development. A former investigator, anti-terrorist trainer, and trial consultant, Winslow lives in California.

We appreciate the support of the University of Virginia Gamma Knife Center for this program.BUY TICKETS

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