If you're just waking up on this Sunday morning and thinking about sports or American history or food and identity, may we recommend the second day of the Los Angeles Times
Today's lineup includes a conversation with Tommy Lasorda, a panel with Times editorial writer Scott Martelle, Ed Larson and Richard Reeves (moderated by Jon Wiener), and another panel with Jared Stone, Forrest Pritchard, and Simon Majumdar (moderated by Times food editor Amy Scattergood).
There are panels for fans of YA, crime fiction, poetry and current events, including a conversation that will address "The Digital Footprint: Privacy, Terrorism and How We Live Now."
Is there something for everyone? Quite possibly.
They listened to Keegan Allen of "Pretty Little Liars" fame discuss his new photography book, "life.love.beauty."
A standing-room-only crowd heard A Scott Berg, Stephen Kotkin and Kirstin Downey in conversation on the biographies of Woodrow Wilson, Stalin and Queen Isabella of Spain.
Crowds heard the TSA Chorus on the Travel Smart Stage. And they watched columnist
They day officially started with the USC Marching Band making an entrance, followed by a welcome from USC President C.L. Max Nikias and Los Angeles Times Publisher Austin Beutner. Organizers of the 20th Festival of Books predicted a record attendance of more than 150,000 people over the weekend.
Check out the Festival of Books schedule for this weekend.
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