Boston Book Festival 2020 Boston Book Festival 2020

Speakers

BBF 2020 Presenters

George Abraham
George Abraham
Birthright
Arvin Ahmadi
Arvin Ahmadi
How It All Blew Up
Ayad Akhtar
Ayad Akhtar
Homeland Elegies
Diannely Antigua
Diannely Antigua
Ugly Music
Brad Aronson
Brad Aronson
HumanKind: Changing the World One Small Act At a Time
Issac J. Bailey
Issac J. Bailey
Why Didn't We Riot?
Ashok Banker
Ashok Banker
I Am Brown
Derrick Barnes
Derrick Barnes
I Am Every Good Thing
Kay Ulanday Barrett
Kay Ulanday Barrett
More Than Organs
Quan Barry
Quan Barry
We Ride Upon Sticks
Max Bazerman
Max Bazerman
Better, Not Perfect: A Realist's Guide to Maximum Sustainable Goodness
Merle J. Berger
Merle J. Berger
Conception: A Fertility Doctor's Memoir
John Birdsall
John Birdsall
The Man Who Ate Too Much: The Life of James Beard
Alondra Bobadilla
Alondra Bobadilla
Boston Youth Poet Laureate
Betsy Bonner
Betsy Bonner
The Book of Atlantis Black
Jeffrey Brown
Jeffrey Brown
Once Upon a Space-Time!
Vincent Brown
Vincent Brown
Tacky's Revolt
Pete Buttigieg
Pete Buttigieg
Trust: America's Best Chance
Tami Charles
Tami Charles
All Because You Matter
Stephen Chbosky
Stephen Chbosky
Imaginary Friend
Jason Chin
Jason Chin
Your Place in the Universe
Franny Choi
Franny Choi
Soft Science
Bryan Collier
Bryan Collier
All Because You Matter
Jerry Craft
Jerry Craft
Class Act
Tiffany D. Cross
Tiffany D. Cross
Say It Loud
Andrew S. Curran
Andrew S. Curran
Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely
David Daley
David Daley
Unrigged
Emily M. Danforth
Emily M. Danforth
Plain Bad Heroines
Jennifer De Leon
Jennifer De Leon
Don't Ask Me Where I'm From
Noa Denmon
Noa Denmon
A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart
Julia Denos
Julia Denos
Star Crossed
Zetta Elliott
Zetta Elliott
A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart
Tonya Engel
Tonya Engel
My Hair Is Magic!
Sophie Escabasse
Sophie Escabasse
Witches of Brooklyn
Layne Fargo
Layne Fargo
They Never Learn
Jelani M. Favors
Jelani M. Favors
Shelter in a Time of Storm
Garrett Felber
Garrett Felber
Those Who Know Don't Say
Nick Flynn
Nick Flynn
This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire
Helen Fremont
Helen Fremont
The Escape Artist
Howard Gardner
Howard Gardner
A Synthesizing Mind
Katherine M. Gehl
Katherine M. Gehl
The Politics Industry
Dipayan Ghosh
Dipayan Ghosh
Terms of Disservice: How Silicon Valley Is Destructive by Design
Joel Christian Gill
Joel Christian Gill
Fights: One Boy's Triumph Over Violence
Kerri K. Greenidge
Kerri K. Greenidge
Black Radical
Andrea Hairston
Andrea Hairston
Master of Poisons
Alix E. Harrow
Alix E. Harrow
The Once and Future Witches
Rebecca Henderson
Rebecca Henderson
Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire
Eitan Hersh
Eitan Hersh
Politics Is for Power
Joe Hill
Joe Hill
Full Throttle
Krysten Hill
Krysten Hill
How Her Spirit Got Out
Molly Howes
Molly Howes
A Good Apology: Four Steps to Make Things Right
S.L. Huang
S.L. Huang
Burning Roses
Kellie Carter Jackson
Kellie Carter Jackson
Force and Freedom
Gordon C. James
Gordon C. James
I Am Every Good Thing
E. Dolores Johnson
E. Dolores Johnson
Say I'm Dead
Mikel Jollett
Mikel Jollett
Hollywood Park
Rana el Kaliouby
Rana el Kaliouby
Girl Decoded
Alexander Keyssar
Alexander Keyssar
Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?
Peter Kolchinsky
Peter Kolchinsky
The Great American Drug Deal: A New Prescription for Innovative and Affordable Medicines
Jacob Kramer
Jacob Kramer
Okapi Tale
Nicholas D. Kristof
Nicholas D. Kristof
Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope
Chryl N. Laird
Chryl N. Laird
Steadfast Democrats
Asha Lemmie
Asha Lemmie
Fifty Words for Rain
A. David Lewis
A. David Lewis
Kismet: Man of Fate
Margot Livesey
Margot Livesey
The Boy in the Field
Jessica Love
Jessica Love
Julián at the Wedding
Gregory Maguire
Gregory Maguire
A Wild Winter Swan
Megan Margulies
Megan Margulies
My Captain America
M. L. Marroquin
M. L. Marroquin
My Hair Is Magic!
DeRay Mckesson
DeRay Mckesson
On the Other Side of Freedom
Daven McQueen
Daven McQueen
The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones
Juana Medina
Juana Medina
Juana & Lucas: Big Problemas
Claire Messud
Claire Messud
Kant's Little Prussian Head
Lydia Millet
Lydia Millet
A Children's Bible
Honor Moore
Honor Moore
Our Revolution
Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy
Justice Is Beauty
Innosanto Nagara
Innosanto Nagara
Oh, The Things We're For!
Jenny Offill
Jenny Offill
Weather
Porsha Olayiwola
Porsha Olayiwola
i shimmer sometimes, too
Liz Pichon
Liz Pichon
The Brilliant World of Tom Gates
Sandhya Prabhat
Sandhya Prabhat
I Am Brown
Ainissa Ramirez
Ainissa Ramirez
The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another
Guy Raz
Guy Raz
How I Built This
Rishi Reddi
Rishi Reddi
Passage West
Justin A. Reynolds
Justin A. Reynolds
Early Departures
Leah Wright Rigueur
Leah Wright Rigueur
The Loneliness of the Black Republican
John Rocco
John Rocco
How We Got to the Moon
Michael J. Sandel
Michael J. Sandel
The Tyranny of Merit
Sejal Shah
Sejal Shah
This Is One Way to Dance
Myriam Sidibe
Myriam Sidibe
Brands on a Mission: How to Achieve Social Impact and Business Growth Through Purpose
Fanny Singer
Fanny Singer
Always Home: A Daughter's Recipes & Stories
Anna Solomon
Anna Solomon
The Book of V.
Amy Spalding
Amy Spalding
We Used to Be Friends
Debora L. Spar
Debora L. Spar
Work Mate Marry Love: How Machines Shape Our Human Destiny
K-Fai Steele
K-Fai Steele
Okapi Tale
Grace Talusan
Grace Talusan
The Body Papers
Ben Tarnoff
Ben Tarnoff
Voices from the Valley: Tech Workers Talk About What They Do--and How They Do It (FSG Originals x Logic)
Susanne Tedrick
Susanne Tedrick
Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators
Paul Tremblay
Paul Tremblay
Survivor Song
Natasha Trethewey
Natasha Trethewey
Memorial Drive
Jen Waite
Jen Waite
Survival Instincts
Georgia Webber
Georgia Webber
Dancing After TEN
Moira Weigel
Moira Weigel
Voices from the Valley: Tech Workers Talk About What They Do--and How They Do It (FSG Originals x Logic)
Oneeka Williams
Oneeka Williams
Dr. Dee Dee Dynamo’s Saturn Surprise
Ashley Woodfolk
Ashley Woodfolk
When You Were Everything
Sheryl WuDunn
Sheryl WuDunn
Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope
Katie Yamasaki
Katie Yamasaki
Everything Naomi Loved
Sophie Yanow
Sophie Yanow
The Contradictions
Muhammad H. Zaman
Muhammad H. Zaman
Biography of Resistance: The Epic Battle Between People and Pathogens