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!