The Lessans Family Annual Book Festival

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November 5 – 15, 2015

Now in its 46th year, this 10-day festival boasts more than 20 author events, book signings and children’s programs with the most sought-after literary talent! This year’s festival features a diverse range of cultural programs, from live music to original theater performed by local actors, in addition to top authors in the literary world. Stay tuned for more details or contact Jennifer Smith with questions at 301.348.3778 or

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For information on making a donation to the book festival or sponsoring an author event, please contact Jennifer Smith at 301-348-3778 or

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2015 Book Festival Schedule

  • An Evening of Rock ‘N’ Roll at AMP
    • 6:30 p.m. – Liel Leibovitz, A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen
    • 8:15 p.m. – Steve Katz, Blood, Sweat and My Rock and Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star?
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