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The 15th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at the Washington Convention Center. To mark this anniversary, as well as the the 200th anniversary of the Library’s acquisition of Thomas Jefferson’s personal library, the festival will have as its theme Jefferson’s quote, “I Cannot Live Without Books.” Authors already confirmed for the upcoming event include David McCullough and Walter Isaacson. Follow all the excitement of our 15th anniversary year in 2015 via our hashtag, #NatBookFest15.

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