The seventh annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is a two-day celebration of the written word and one of the country's premier literary events. The event is free to the public and held on the UCLA campus Saturday, April 27, 2002 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) & Sunday, April 28, 2002 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
The events will include special lectures by celebrated authors, book reviews, writing workshops, and storytelling at two stages in the children's area. A panel of respected judges from the literary world will also be on hand to award the annual Book Prizes for outstanding offerings from the past year.
- Sat, April 27 12:00 p.m. (Barnes & Noble Stage) Michael Silverblatt will speak with Maya Angelou 1:30 p.m. (Kinsey 51 - 1113)Beyond the Crabgrass: True Tales From Suburbia with D.J. Waldie, Kevin Roderick, Sandra Tsing Loh, and Moderator - Al Martinez. 1:30 p.m. (Rolfe 1200 - Panel Code 1023) Paul Conrad in Conversation with Robert Scheer - Sun, April 28 11 a.m. (Royce Hall - Panel Code 2051) The Abuse of Power: Then & Now with Arianna Huffington, Oliver Stone, John W. Dean, and Moderator - Robert Scheer 2:30 p.m. (Haines 39 - Panel Code 2044) Francis Fukuyama in Conversation with Matt Miller 2:30 p.m. (Korn Convocation Hall - Panel Code 2074) Oliver Sacks in Conversation with Michael Silverblatt