From politics to prose, meet the authors coming to Texas Book Festival

8:00 p.m Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 Insight and Books
The Texas Book Festival returns to Austin Nov. 4-5. RALPH BARRERA/AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2015

Dan Rather, Jennifer Egan and Jeffrey Eugenides are just a few of the more than 280 authors scheduled to appear Nov. 4 and 5 at the 21st annual Texas Book Festival at the Capitol and surrounding grounds.

The festival, which draws about 40,000 people over two days, on Tuesday night announced its full lineup, which includes writers in literary fiction, genre fiction, history, politics, Texana, memoir, cooking and children’s literature. The festival also features panel discussions, cooking demonstrations, live music and activities for kids.

Read more about the authors attending this year’s Texas Book Festival at