Texas Book Festival

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John Grisham
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The 2019 Texas Book Festival will feature appearances by over 300 adult and children’s authors, including such luminaries as John Grisham, Malcolm Gladwell, Aaron Franklin, Laurie Halse Anderson, John Hodgman, Admiral William McRaven, R.J. Palacio, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and many more.

There will be 100+ exhibitors, local food trucks, family activities, and countless opportunities to meet authors and fellow book lovers. The festival is held in and around the grounds of the State Capitol Building.

Event Details



Texas State Capitol
1100 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701