Bucks County Book Festival announces keynote author

Anna Quindlen will appear in Doylestown on Saturday, Oct. 12

The Bucks County Book Festival recently announced its keynote author – Anna Quindlen, New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. A Conversation with Anna Quindlen will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m at Salem United Church of Christ, 186 E. Court St., Doylestown.

A novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction and self-help bestseller lists, Quindlen is the author of nine novels – Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, Every Last One, Still Life with Bread Crumbs, Miller’s Valley and Alternate Side – and nine books of nonfiction. Her memoir Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, published in 2012, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. Her book A Short Guide to a Happy Life has sold more than a million copies. While a columnist at the New York Times, Quindlen won the Pulitzer Prize.

A Conversation with Anna Quindlen is a ticketed event. Ticket prices include a choice of book: $30 includes a copy of Quindlen’s latest book Nanaville (available in hardcover only); $20 includes a choice of Alternate Side, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, Miller’s Valley, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, or Still Life with Bread Crumbs.

To purchase tickets, visit the Bucks County Book Festival’s website at bucksbookfest.org.

The Bucks County Book Festival, taking place Oct. 12-13 in Doylestown, is a two-day celebration connecting authors and book lovers young and old. It features professionally-published authors with author panels and book signings, plus writers’ and illustrators’ workshops, Kids Book Fest and Fire Prevention Open House, Books ‘N Brew, vendors and more. Most events are free.