City Paper is not for tourists
The Library of Congress has just announced the lineup of authors for the eighth annual National Book Festival, which takes place on the National Mall on Sept. 27. Among the names that leap out: Tiki Barber, Dionne Warwick, Neil Gaiman, Jon Scieszka, R.L. Stine, (former CP-er) Louis Bayard, Geraldine Brooks, Marisa de Los Santos, James McBride, Richard Price, Francine Prose, Salman Rushdie, Alexander McCall Smith, Tony Horwitz, Walter Isaacson, David Maraniss, Cokie Roberts, Bob Schieffer, Daniel Schorr, Paul Theroux, Eleanor Clift, and that cupcake guy. More info at the fest’s Web site.