Annapolis Book Festival

Saturday, April 8, 2017

What's New at the Festival?

  • Festival Authors' Books Named as Washington Post Non-Fiction Notable Books of 2016

    Posted November 17, 2016

    The Annapolis Book Festival 2017 will feature two authors with books that made the just-announced Washington Post Non-Fiction Notable Books of 2016 list: Rabia Chaudry (Adnan's Story) and Pamela Haag (The Gunning of America). Meet them on Saturday, April 8. Congrats also to Festival 2016 author Ibram X. Kendi whose book Stamped from the Beginning made the list. The Festival brings incredible authors to Annapolis!

  • Thomas Dolby is Featured Author at the Annapolis Book Festival

    Posted November 15, 2016

    The Annapolis Book Festival is thrilled that Thomas Dolby, author of The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology is joining us on April 8. Thomas has spent his career at the intersection of music and technology. He was an early star on MTV with his hit song, "She Blinded Me With Science," and then moved to Silicon Valley, where he has an extraordinary career as an entrepreneur. He is at Johns Hopkins University as its first Homewood Professor of the Arts, where he will help create a new center that will serve as an incubator for technology in the arts.

  • The List of Festival Authors for 2017 Is Growing!

    Posted November 2, 2016

    The list of authors coming to the Annapolis Book Festival on April 8, 2017 is starting to grow! Thomas Dolby, Amy Gary, Rabia Chaudry, Jonathan Addleton, Kate Andersen Brower, Rachel Starnes, Kevin Deutsch, Cait Murphy, Stefanie DeLuca, Shauna Shames, Gary Belsky, Kathryn J. Edin, Pamela Haag, Marlene Trestman, and Jonathan Fields....

  • Rabia Chaudry to Appear at the Festival

    Posted October 14, 2016
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    Announcing Rabia Chaudry--the first official author of the 2017 Festival! Her book Adnan’s Story is a New York Times bestselling page-turner which tells the story of the wrongful murder conviction of Adnan Syed. Rabia is the host of Undisclosed, one of the top-ranked podcasts in the iTunes store. Don’t miss her on April 8, 2017!

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