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Iowa City Book Festival

Posted by Jon Burke | Oct 13, 2017

Iowa City Book Festival Presents: Jon Kerstetter Prairie Lights -- Saturday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. In July of 2003, Jon Kerstetter, a U.S. Army National Guard combat physician, found...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Oct 12, 2017

Although one should never judge books by covers alone, the one gracing Jenny Colville’s Elegies for Uncanny Girls conveys an apt sense of the book’s contents. This befits Colville’s work...

Posted by James Trainor | Oct 6, 2017

On Oct. 11, the Iowa City Book Festival brings Trae Crowder to town (the Liberal Redneck of YouTube fame). Crowder, along with Corey Ryan Forrester and Dean Morgan, will be...

Posted by LV Promotions | Oct 7, 2016

Hot Tin Roof Reading Java House (211½ E. Washington St.) -- Saturday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. Seventh Annual Roast of Iowa City Trumpet Blossom Cafe -- Sunday, Oct. 9...

Posted by Rick Zollo | Oct 5, 2016

Marc Nieson at the Iowa City Book Festival Sense of Place I panel: City Hall Council Chambers -- Saturday, Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. Reading: Prairie Lights Books -- Saturday,...

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Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Oct 4, 2016

Iowa City Book Festival Downtown Iowa City -- October 4 - 9 www.iowacitybookfestival.org When a certified City of Literature decides to throw a book festival, it doesn’t fool around. The...

Posted by Simeon Talley | Oct 1, 2015

  The Iowa City Book Festival runs from October 1-4, and with so many events happening in and around town, how do you decide which events not to miss? With...

Posted by Little Village | Sep 8, 2015

Join us on Oct. 4 at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe for Little Village’s sixth-annual roast of Iowa City, hosted by comedian Megan Gogerty.

Posted by Gemma de Choisy | Sep 4, 2015

Paretsky holds an MBA and a PhD in history from the University of Chicago --photo via City of Literature USA Sara Paretsky, feminist author of the acclaimed bestselling V.I. Warshawski...

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Posted by Mara Kardas-Nelson | Oct 4, 2014

Reyna Grande discusses her latest book The Distance Between Us: A Memoir this Saturday as part of the Iowa City Book Festival. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in room...

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Posted by Arish Singh | Oct 3, 2014

As part of the Iowa City Book Festival, writer June Melby will read from new memoir My Family and Other Hazards this Saturday at 1 p.m. at...

A Transplanted Chicago
Posted by Melody Dworak | Oct 3, 2014

Robert E. Gutsche, Jr. will read from his recently published book 'A Transplanted Chicago: Race, Place and the Press in Iowa City' at Java House as part of the Iowa...

Posted by Mallory Hellman | Oct 2, 2014

Novelist Jane Smiley will read from and discuss her new novel Some Luck for the Iowa City Book Festival this Sunday at 1 p.m. at The Englert Theatre...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Oct 2, 2014

Literary celebrities come to town for the sixth annual Iowa City Book Festival, Oct. 2-5. Among the greats gracing our fair flyover state is Ayana Mathis, author...