Authors & Speakers

Stimulating the minds and nurturing the souls of readers.

Main Stage

Isabel Allende

Tom Brokaw

David Brooks

Jeffrey Brown

Billy Collins

Billy Collins

Wade Davis

Esi Edugyan

James and Deborah Fallows

Niall Ferguson

Anthony Ray Hinton

Philip K. Howard

Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Captain Scott Kelly

Roger McNamee

Lisa See

Julia Flynn Siler

James Strock

Dr. Eric Topol

Amor Towles

Jose Antonio Vargas

Jesmyn Ward

Simon Winchester, O.B.E.


Speakers

Akbar Ahmed

Jamie Bernstein

Jordan Blashek & Chris Haugh

Douglas Brinkley

Tim Brown

Charina Chou, Ph.D.

David Crane

Lukman Faily

Lisa Fenn

Sally Fernandez

Alex Filippenko

Chris Flink

Robert Franklin

Francis Fukuyama, Ph.D.

Adam Hochschild

J. Douglas Holladay

Pedro Irazoqui, Ph.D.

Steven Johnson

Hawk Koch

Gordon Lithgow, Ph.D.

Julie Lythcott-Haims

Mack McCarter

Michael McFaul

Mac McQuown

John McReynolds

Bill Milliken

Alana Nichols

Naomi Shihab Nye

Colin O’Brady

Caitlin O’Connell, Ph.D.

R.J. Palacio

Bill Petrocelli

Dr. Stanley B. Prusiner

Dr. Ramon Resa

Richard Rhodes

Joseph Rodota

Daniel Rodriguez

Jeffrey Rosen

Rebecca Rosenberg

Darcey Rosenblatt

Dan Russell

John Burnham Schwartz

Michael Shellenberger

Dr. Gary Small

Anne Snyder

Claire Spafford

Robert Theleen

Deepa Thomas

Trudi Trueit

Les Vadasz

Matthew Walker

Justin Wangler and Tracey Shepos Cemani

Andy Weinberger

Damon West

Wells Whitney, Sc.D.

Dr. R. Sanders Williams

Charles E. Young, Ph.D.

Andrew Zaldivar, Ph.D.


Legend

Students Day Speaker