Celebrate the joy of reading and books at the 6th annual Books by the Banks: Cincinnati USA Book Festival. The daylong event features more than 100 national, regional and local authors and book illustrators. Purchase their books and have them signed. Take in a wide variety of engaging book talks and author panel discussions featuring popular topics such as cooking, history, sports, local travel, fiction, children’s and teen literature, and more. The FREE event is Sat., Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm Street, in downtown Cincinnati.
Books by the Banks will include these authors who are alumni of Xavier:
Jinny Berten “Cincinnati Christmas” (BA History 1961)
Robert Flischel “Messages of Glory: The Narrative Art of Roman Catholicism” (BA 1972)
Sandra Gross “Toast to Counting” (MEd Montessori Education 1997)
Michael Martini “Lunken Airfield” (MEd in English 1987; worked at WVXU)
Chuck Sambuchino “Red Dog, Blue Dog” (BA public relations 2003)
For further details, visit www.booksbythebanks.org.