The 2017 Texas Book Festival was held from November 4 to November 5 on the State Capitol grounds in Austin, Texas. The festival featured approximately three hundred nationally and critically recognized authors, panels, book signings, discussions, a book fair, music performances, and a Saturday night Lit Crawl. Participating authors included fiction writers Jennifer Egan and Claire Messud; nonfiction writers Mark Bittman and Dan Rather; and fiction writer and actor Tom Hanks. All events were free and open to the public. Visit the website for information.
Texas Book Festival, 610 Brazos, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78701. (512) 477-4055.