January 19, 2022

VIDEO: Watch Author Interviews and Panel Discussions Recorded at the 2018 National Book Festival

The 18th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival took place in Washington, DC today. PBSBooks.org and C-SPAN provided coverage. Video recordings are now available online.


PBSBooks.org provided a six hours of live coverage the featured interviews with 17 of the authors who spoke at the festival, the Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden, and festival attendees. Author interview schedule.

If you were unable to watch live, a replay of the complete stream is available here and also embedded below.

Additionally, on-demand streams of each interview can be accessed on Facebook.


Direct to Complete Live Video Stream

Direct to On-Demand Streams


The C-SPAN Video Library includes a total of 20 videos (panel discussions and author interviews). Direct to all entries. Eventually, these videos will be keyword searchable,

UPDATED September 3, 2018 National Book Festival in Washington Breaks Attendance and Sales Records (via The Washington Post)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.