Festival of Books this weekend

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fob with safekids and sof1 Festival of Books this weekendJoin KFWB NEWS TALK 980 for a weekend of live broadcasts from the Los Angeles Times 17th Annual Festival of Books April 21 and 22 from 2pm to 5pm on the Campus of USC.

Enjoy music, food, celebrities, authors, KFWB live broadcasts and more! Be sure to stop by the KFWB Broadcast Stage at the Leavy Library to meet the KFWB staff and several authors. Presented in part by SetOntarioFree.com and Safe Kids Los Angeles County.

The KFWB personalities will be at the KFWB Broadcast Stage the following times:

Saturday, April 21:

  • 2:00pm – 2:30pm Penny Griego and Phil Hulett
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm Cindy Dole and Penny & Phil
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm Leo Quinones & Cindy Dole
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm Dr. Chambers & Leo Quinones

Sunday, April 22:

  • 2:00pm -2:30pm Maggie McKay & Michael Shappee
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm Bob McCormick and Maggie & Michael
  • 3:00pm – 3:30pm Chef Jamie & Bob McCormick
  • 3:30pm – 4:00pm Chef Jamie & Leo Quinones
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm West Seegmiller & Leo Quinones
Here is a list of the authors who will join the KFWB staff. Please note that schedules are subject to change.

Saturday, April 21:

  • 2:00pm – Rodney King, “The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption”
  • 2:00pm – Richard Schickel, “Conversations with Scorsese”
  • 3:30pm – Nancy Silverton, “The Mozza Cookbook” and Michael Voltaggio, “VOLT Ink”
  • 4:00pm – Joel Achenbach, “A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea”

Sunday, April 22:

  • 2:00pm – Florence Henderson, “Life is Not A Stage: From Broadway Baby to a Lovely Lady and Beyond”
  • 2:00pm – John Buntin, “LA Noir”
  • 3:00pm – Alice Medrich, “Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts”
  • 3:15pm – Literary Agent Bonnie Nadell will talk about what it takes to publish
  • 3:30pm – Michael Ian Black, “You’re Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death and Other Humiliations”

General attendance is free. USC is located at 699 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, visit the Festival of Books website.

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