Top Pols, Pundits and Cultural Legends at National Press Club Book Fair & Authors' Night

Oct 14, 2010, 14:31 ET from National Press Club

Honorary Chairwoman Diane Rehm

Tuesday, Nov. 9, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join Evan Thomas, Nikki Giovanni, Bunny Williams, John Heilemann, Mark Halperin, Spike Mendelsohn, Kitty Kelley, Jules Witcover, Ted Leonsis, Debbie Macomber, and Captain Chesley Sullenberger among more than 90 top authors at the National Press Club's 33rd Annual Book Fair & Authors' Night.



The club welcomes Diane Rehm as this year's honorary chairwoman, and is partnering once again with The SEED Foundation, which helps prepare underserved students for college success at high-performing public boarding schools in the District and Maryland.

One of the capital's premier literary events, the annual fair draws the nation's notable authors to the historic Press Club in downtown Washington.

Also among the 90 authors scheduled to appear are Paul Greenberg, Robert Hellenga, Elizabeth Bard, Scott Simon, Chef Geoff Tracy, Mpho Tutu, David Kindred, and Roy Peter Clark.

The Book Fair & Authors' Night promises a robust crowd of booklovers, journalists and politicos seeking the latest titles across the genres - from cookbooks and children's stories to history, sports, memoirs and mysteries - and a chance to mingle with the nation's best authors.

WHAT: National Press Club's 33rd Annual Book Fair and Authors' Night

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 9, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C.

Tickets:  $5 General admission – No charge for NPC members

The National Press Club is the nation's leading organization for journalists. The event is a fundraiser for the club's Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that offers scholarships to journalism students, and research and professional development for the working press worldwide. Through our partnership with The SEED Foundation, the event will help develop the school library at the foundation's Maryland campus.

Special thanks to our generous sponsors:  Reznick Group, P.C., The Hill, State Department Federal Credit Union, Amtrak, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Sir Speedy, River Creek Country Club, Wegmans, House of Printing, National Portrait Gallery.

SOURCE National Press Club