Diane Feffer


What novel are you currently reading?  Here is an upcoming one-day event that will connect you to several authors and their books.  

Dallas Public Library and Dallas Festival of Ideas are hosting Dallas Book Festival this Saturday, April 29th from 10 am to 6 pm 

A variety of non-fiction and fiction authors will be hosting discussions each hour on each floor of the Dallas Public Library located downtown.   

Here is a sampling of a few of the celebrated authors and speakers who will be featured on Saturday: 

Graphic novelist Kristen Radtke, creator of the lauded Imagine Wanting Only This

Andrew Solomon , author of Far & Away and the multiple-prize-winning Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity

Greg Iles, author of best-selling Natchez Burning and The Bone Tree and the forthcoming Mississippi Blood

Randall Fuller, author of The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation.

Denyse Schmidt, all-star quilter, will present "Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration".

Spend the afternoon on the fifth floor with Dallas-based authors such as: 

Harry Hunsicker, author of several thrillers including The Devil's Country, The Grid,  Shadow Boys and The Contractors. 

Clay G. Small, J.D., author of the page-turning novel, Heels Over Head and a professor at SMU Cox School of Business.  

Michael Weisberg, M.D., author of the medical thriller, The Hospitalist  and a featured presenter last year at TEDxSMU 

The programming also features a floor where select authors will be story-telling to children.  

For your convenience, here is a schedule listing the authors who will be featured on each floor of the library:

For more information on the Dallas Book Festival, visit

What a wonderful way to line up your summer reading! 

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