Nantucket Book Festival, Nantucket, Massachusetts


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Nantucket Book Festival

On Friday evening, June 15, authors Imbolo Mbue, Min Jin Lee, and Andrew Solomon will speak on the theme Difference Is What Unites Us at the Opening Night Celebration of the 2018 Nantucket Book Festival. The Celebration will be held at the island’s historic Unitarian Universalist Meeting House.

Also, on Saturday, June 16, at 1:00pm, Andrew will give a lecture at the Nantucket United Methodist Church, sponsored by Fairwinds, a provider of mental health and substance abuse counseling services.

Both the Opening Night Celebration and Andrew’s Saturday afternoon talk are free and require no tickets or preregistration; do show up early if you want to be sure to get a good seat.

The seventh annual Nantucket Book Festival runs from June 15-17, 2018. This year’s authors include:

Diane Ackerman • Jane Alexander • Anna Badkhen • John Boyne • Jessica Bruder • Linda Fairstein • Dorothea Benton Frank • Joe Hagan • Elin Hilderbrand • Alice Hoffman • Matt Jennings • Tayari Jones • Min Jin Lee • Imbolo Mbue • Claire Messud • Eileen Myles • Morgan Parker • Louise Penny • Nathaniel Philbrick • Richard Prum • Dava Sobel • Andrew Solomon • Woody Tasch • Nancy Thayer • Typewriter Rodeo • Katherena Vermette • James Wood

For more information, and a complete schedule of events, please visit the Nantucket Book Festival website.

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