42nd Annual St. Louis Jewish Book Festival Announces Director Barry Sonnenfeld as Keynote Speaker
By: St. Louis Jewish Book Festival
Now in its 42nd year, the Festival is nationally recognized for both its excellence and its size – it is one of the largest in the country. People from all backgrounds and faiths come to Festival events to hear premier speakers on topics such as history, music, politics, cooking, family, religion, sports, and more. This year, the Festival expects to attract even more people through its accessible online format.
In addition to Sonnefeld, authors include: Ron Balson, a festival favorite and award-winning author of Once We Were Brothers will speak about his newest book Eli's Promise.
New York Times bestselling author of the VI Warshawsky, Sarah Paretsky novels will speak about her latest, Dead Land. Bruce Feiler, known to the festival for his many books including The Council of Dads, will be speaking about his new book Life is in the Transitions. In addition, Joan Lunden award- winning journalist and host of Good Morning America for nearly 20 years will speak about her latest book Why Did I Come Into This Room?
Festival-goers can take advantage of the Premier Pass, which grants access to all Jewish Book Festival Events in November including preview events before the official start.. Passes will go on sale September 1st. Visit stljewishbookfestival.org (http://www.stljewishbookfestival.org/
The Jewish Book Festival, which runs November 1-8, is a program of the Jewish Community Center.