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Highlights of the L.A. Times Festival of Books

Festival highlights: Saturday
11 a.m.
Fiction: Life Stories
Moderator
: David Kipen
Panelists
: Paul Harding (“Tinkers”), Colson Whitehead (“Sag Harbor”), Rafael Yglesias (“A Happy Marriage”)
Noon
Power and Politics: Washington Under Fire
Moderator
: Jim Newton
Panelists
: Ronald Brownstein (“The Second Civil War”), Barry Glassner (“The Culture of Fear”), T.R. Reid (“The Healing of America”), Robert Scheer (“The Pornography of Power”).
2 p.m.
Blood, Fangs and Temptation: Everything Vampire
Moderator
: Aaron Hartzler
Panelists
: Heather Brewer (“The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod”), Rachel Caine (“Kiss of Death”), Melissa de la Cruz (“The Blue Bloods” series) and Richelle Mead (“Spirit Bound”)
Festival highlights: Sunday
11 a.m.
Buzz Aldrin (“Magnificent Desolation: The Long Journey Home from the Moon”) interviewed by Patt Morrison
12:30 p.m.
Bret Easton Ellis (“Imperial Bedrooms”) interviewed by Erik Himmelsbach
2 p.m.
Fiction: Unstoppable Voices
Moderator
: Susan Straight
Panelists
: Maile Meloy (“Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It”), Mona Simpson (“Anywhere But Here”), Jane Smiley (“Private Life”), Marianne Wiggins (“The Shadow Catcher”)
For more information, go to
events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks


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