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WATCH: Jeffrey Brown talks to Amy Tan, Ron Chernow and others at the National Book Festival

Thousands of readers and authors are gathering at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., on Saturday for the 18th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival, a day-long celebration of literature featuring conversations with writers from around the country.

The NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown joins Rich Fahle, PBS Books’ executive producer and host, to interview more than a dozen public figures and authors including U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, historian Ron Chernow, author Amy Tan and U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith. Watch it live from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET in the player above and see the latest from the festival on Twitter at #NatBookFest.

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