On Saturday, August 31, 2019, PBS Books presented live coverage of the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Hosted by Rich Fahle, executive producer of PBS Books, and Lindsay Ellis of the PBS Digital Studios series “It’s Lit!,” this coverage included in-depth interviews with a diverse lineup of authors and poets.

In case you missed the live stream, these interviews are now available to view on-demand here. See conversations with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., John Scalzi, José Andrés, Charlie Jane Anders, and many others!


“Women's Work” features the stories of Connecticut women serving as leaders, trailblazers, artists, educators, advocates and entrepreneurs. Watch the original TV documentary. Six additional short films will be released weekly - watch them here.

Share YOUR story, too. Honor a woman who has made an impact in your life or tell us your immigration story. Post a photo and caption on our web page at cptv.org/womenswork. Find out more »

Our Sharing Connecticut series lets you visit the unique people and places that drive the pulse and spirit of our state. Browse the full Sharing Connecticut series »

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