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STAGES AND CONVERSATIONS

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See when and where your favorite authors and performers are appearing and add them to your personal schedule.

AUTHORS AND PERFORMERS

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Explore a who's who of everyone being featured at the festival, and find out where and when you can see them.

NEW! LA TIMES IDEAS EXCHANGE

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The Times’ new speaker series launches with Malcolm Gladwell in conversation with Kenneth Turan.

SEE YOUR FAVORITE AUTHORS

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Reserve Conversation tickets starting Sunday, April 12, 9 a.m. Or get a Super Pass for the ultimate festival experience.

EXHIBITORS

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Stroll the beautiful USC campus while browsing an amazing array of vendors, booksellers, nonprofit organizations and more.

FREE GENERAL ADMISSION

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For the 20th year in a row, festival admission — including all outdoor programming — is free and does not require a ticket.

BOOK PRIZES

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Join us Saturday, April 18, as the year's best books are recognized at USC’s Bovard Auditorium.

FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE

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You love books — say it loud and say it stylish with an official 2015 Festival of Books T-shirt, book bag and more.

DIRRECCIONES, PARQUEO Y MÀS

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¿Tienes preguntas acerca del festival? Encuentra las respuestas aquí y aprovecha al máximo tu visita.

FESTIVAL PROGRAM GUIDE

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Read special features about the festival, get exhibitor listings, author bios and more.

FESTIVAL POSTERS 1996-2015

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Look back at 20 years of iconic images created by some of the world's most-celebrated illustrators.

INSPIRE US CONTEST

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Hundreds of musicians, poets, photographers and artists submitted their work for a chance to be spotlighted at the festival.

2014 PHOTOS

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Get a taste of what the festival is all about, and see what made last year's so great.

2014 VIDEOS

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See clips of some of the biggest stars from last year, including Veronica Roth, John Green and Mayim Bialik.

THREE EVENTS

Make it an evening ›

Our 20th-year celebration doesn't stop when the sun goes down. Join us for evening events filled with drama, laughs and fun.

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