Tag: Savannah Book Festival

“Brooding twilight,” “great pie,” and “a southern version of Twin Peaks”: Savannah through the eyes of Patton Oswalt, Anne Rice, and other Savannah Book Festival authors

I wasn’t able to attend any of the Savannah Book Festival this year, but I’ve been following some of the action on Twitter and Facebook. (By the way, the SBF could be a lot more active on social media when…

A few final thoughts on the Savannah Book Festival

In my City Talk column on Tuesday in the Savannah Morning News, I noted the big crowds for Saturday’s Savannah Book Festival and also mentioned the beautiful backdrops for many of the presentations. I already posted some thoughts and a…

Al Gore talks about “The Future” at the Savannah Book Festival — commentary and photos

I especially appreciated Gore’s invocation of this passage from Lincoln’s December 1862 message to Congress: “The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise — with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.”

Great lineup means touch choices for Savannah Book Festival attendees

Given the quality and quantity of the authors participating, it’s going to be a day of trade-offs and really tough choices.

SMN: Al Gore added to 2013 Savannah Book Festival

From Former vice president Al Gore joins 2013 Savannah Book Festival in the Savannah Morning News today: To a list that already includes celebrity authors James Patterson, David Baldacci, T.C. Boyle, Dave Barry, Jeff Kinney, Bobby Deen and Gregg Allman,…