Jennifer Wilson will be on hand for a lively discussion of her book WATER: love, politics, power, and Iowa's most essential science lesson.
Patrick Phillips-Schrock will take us behind the scenes in the creation of his latest book, The Nixon White House Redecoration and Acquisition Program.
Author Heath Lee will discuss her book, Winnie Davis: Daughter the Lost Cause, that tells the story of the younger daughter of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his second wife, Varina Howell Davis.
What better way to celebrate the Wonder of Words than with an AViD presentation of the most popular poet in America? Mark your calendar for this free presentation by Billy Collins, whose work has been described as quirky, tender or profound observation on the everyday, reading and writing. He will visit Des Moines on book tour for his book, Aimless Love.