The LA Times Festival of Books will return to the USC campus April 21 and 22 for its second year at this new location. Visit the Kinokuniya Bookstore stall (Booth 190) for a chance to meet some of your favorite authors.

For more information, including the full list of authors, performers, and booksellers attending, visit the official website of the LA Times Festival of Books.


11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Sunny Seki (Yuko-Chan and the Daruma Doll; The Last Kappa of Old Japan; The Tale of the Lucky Cat)

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Julie Otsuka (The Buddha in the Attic; When the Emperor was Divine)

12:30 – 2 p.m.
J.D. Rothman (The Neurotic Parent’s Guide to College Admissions)

William Poundstone (Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?; How Would You Move Mount Fuji?)

2 – 3:30 p.m.
Kwei-Lin Lum (Twisted Fairy Tales Paper Dolls; Day of the Dead Paper Dolls & Sticker Book; Voodoo Paper Dolls)

Katherine Yungmee Kim (Koreatown in Los Angeles)

3:30 – 5 p.m.
Atsushi Ogata (Director, Cast Me If You Can)

Todd & Linda Shimoda (Subduction)

5 – 6 p.m.
Samuel Park* (This Burns My Heart)

Wendy Watson (Personality & Blood Type: A Guide to Love, Work, & Friendships)

*Time unconfirmed


10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Leslie Ryan (I Am Flippish)

Heather C. Lindquist (Children of Manzanar)

12 – 1:30 p.m.
Donna Quesada (Buddha in the Classroom: Zen Wisdom to Inspire Teachers)

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Tom Lichtenheld (Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site; E-Mergency; Shark vs. Train; Duck! Rabbit!; Zero the Hero)

1:30 – 3 p.m.
Dale Furutani (The Curious Adventures of Sherlock Holmes in Japan)

Nina Revoyr (Wingshooters; The Necessary Hunger; The Age of Dreaming; Southland)

3 – 4 p.m.
Karl Taro Greenfeld (Boy Alone: A Brother’s Memoir of Growing Up with an Autistic Sibling; Speed Tribes: Days & Nights with Japan’s Next Generation; China Syndrome; Standard Deviations)

Keiko Otake (Masako’s Story: Surviving the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima)

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