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Festival of Books pre-paid Valet Parking – Saturday
Pre-paid pass for Valet parking at the Festival of Books - limited quantity available.
$27.50 $2.33
Festival of Books pre-paid Valet Parking – Sunday
Pre-paid pass for Valet parking at the Festival of Books - limited quantity available
$27.50 $2.33
Conversation 1011 - Saturday, 10:30 AM, Hancock Foundation
American Cultural Icons
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1012 - Saturday, 12:00 PM, Hancock Foundation
Writing Great Lives
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1013 - Saturday, 1:30 PM, Hancock Foundation
Trump: The First Year
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1014 - Saturday, 3:00 PM, Hancock Foundation
The New Ascendance of Labor
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1015 - Saturday, 4:30 PM, Hancock Foundation
Speaking Out & Fighting Back
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1021 - Saturday, 11:00 AM, Hoffman Hall
Fiction: Coming of Age
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1022 - Saturday, 12:30 PM, Hoffman Hall
Ngugi wa Thiong'o in Conversation with Lisa Lucas
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1023 - Saturday, 2:00 PM, Hoffman Hall
Memoir: The Past is Never Past
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1024 - Saturday, 3:30 PM, Hoffman Hall
Memoir: Becoming a Writer
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1031 - Saturday, 10:30 AM, Town & Gown
The Environment on the Precipice
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1032 - Saturday, 12:00 PM, Town & Gown
Lawrence Wright in Conversation with Scott Kraft
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1033 - Saturday, 1:30 PM, Town & Gown
Tim O'Reilly in Conversation with Michael Hiltzik
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1034 - Saturday, 3:00 PM, Town & Gown
Black Girl Magic
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1041 - Saturday, 11:00 AM, Andrus Gerontology Center
Poetry: Self, Cultural Narratives, and Form
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1042 - Saturday, 12:30 PM, Andrus Gerontology Center
Pushing the Boundaries of the Graphic Novel
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1043 - Saturday, 2:00 PM, Andrus Gerontology Center
Poetry: Trauma and the Problem of Beauty
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1044 - Saturday, 3:30 PM, Andrus Gerontology Center
Social Media as Literary Discovery, Curated by Marty Preciado, EIC of NYLON en Español
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1051 - Saturday, 10:30 AM, Salvatori Computer Science Center
Crime Fiction: Trouble in Paradise
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1052 - Saturday, 12:00 PM, Salvatori Computer Science Center
A New Look at Real Stories: Nonfiction for Young Adults
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1053 - Saturday, 1:30 PM, Salvatori Computer Science Center
Fiction: Damage Done
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1054 - Saturday, 3:00 PM, Salvatori Computer Science Center
Fiction: The Art of the Short Story
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1055 - Saturday, 4:30 PM, Salvatori Computer Science Center
You Go Girl: Women in Charge
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1061 - Saturday, 10:30 AM, Bovard Auditorium
Joyce Carol Oates in Conversation with Michael Silverblatt
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1062 - Saturday, 12:30 PM, Bovard Auditorium
Outlander on Page and Screen: Diana Gabaldon in Conversation with TBD
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1064 - Saturday, 2:30 PM, Bovard Auditorium
Jason Reynolds in Conversation with Claudette S. McLinn
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1071 - Saturday, 11:00 AM, Ronald Tutor Campus Center
Jorge Ramos in Conversation with David Kipen
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1072 - Saturday, 12:30 PM, Ronald Tutor Campus Center
Rick Riordan & Roshani Chokshi in Conversation with Robert Graves
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1073 - Saturday, 2:00 PM, Ronald Tutor Campus Center
Walter Mosley in Conversation with Steph Cha
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1074 - Saturday, 3:30 PM, Ronald Tutor Campus Center
Our Endangered Constitution
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1081 - Saturday, 10:30 AM, Annenberg Auditorium presented by Newstory
Safe For Work Podcast: Liz Dolan and Matt Ritter in Conversation with Special Guests
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1082 - Saturday, 12:00 PM, Annenberg Auditorium, presented by Newstory
The Bob Lefsetz Podcast with Special Guest Moby, Musician and Animal Rights Activist
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1083 - Saturday, 1:30 PM, Annenberg Auditorium, presented by Newstory
Rebel Radio Podcast: Ali Shaheed Muhammad in Conversation with Josh Levine
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1085 - Saturday, 3:00 PM, Annenberg Auditorium, presented by Newstory
National Geographic presents a screening of One Strange Rock from executive producers Darren Aronofsky & Jane Root
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1084 - Saturday, 4:30 PM, Annenberg Auditorium, presented by Newstory
Launch Podcast: John August on Writing Across Platforms and Launching "Arlo Finch"
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1091 - Saturday, 10:30 AM, Seeley G. Mudd 123
Writing Big Science
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1092 - Saturday, 12:00 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 123
Fiction: Strange & Beautiful
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1093 - Saturday, 1:30 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 123
Crime Fiction Under The Sun
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1094 - Saturday, 3:00 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 123
Memory: How It Shapes You
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1095 - Saturday, 4:30 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 123
Fiction: The Meaning of Family
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1111 - Saturday, 11:00 AM, Seeley G. Mudd 124
Nonfiction: Looking at Other Places
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1112 - Saturday, 12:30 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 124
To Die For: Scientific and Cultural Responses to Death
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1113 - Saturday, 2:00 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 124
Food: The New Culture
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1114 - Saturday, 3:30 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 124
Writing the West
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1121 - Saturday, 11:00 AM, Taper Hall 101
Publishing: What's Working & What's Next
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1122 - Saturday, 12:30 PM, Taper Hall 101
Fiction: Happily Ever After?
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1123 - Saturday, 2:00 PM, Taper Hall 101
Unreally Real: Science Fiction & Fantasy
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1124 - Saturday, 3:30 PM, Taper Hall 101
California Living: Bohemian DIY
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1131 - Saturday, 10:30 AM, Norris Theater, presented by Newstory
The Future of Fun: Engineering Entertainment with Brent Bushnell, Co-Founder of Two Bit Circus
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1132 - Saturday, 12:00 PM, Norris Theater, presented by Newstory
Spotify’s Secret Genius Showcase with Producer Larrance Dopson (Justin Timberlake, Sam Smith)
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1133 - Saturday, 3:00 PM, Norris Theater, presented by Newstory
Singer-Songwriter Lucinda Williams in Conversation with The Grammy Museum’s Scott Goldman
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1134 - Saturday, 4:30 PM, Norris Theater, presented by Newstory
Empowered Women & Enlightened Men: L.A. Sparks' Christine Simmons with NFL Player Martellus Bennett
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1135 - Saturday, 1:30 PM, Norris Theater, presented by Newstory
Ain’t life sweet? Four people who’ve lived to talk about death, in conversation with Dear World Founder RX Fogarty
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1141 - Saturday, 10:30 AM, Wallis Annenberg Hall, Presented by USC
Welcoming Aging: New Possibilities for Living Long and Living Well
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1142 - Saturday, 12:00 PM, Wallis Annenberg Hall, Presented by USC
The California Exception: Shaping America’s Future or Distant Outlier
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1143 - Saturday, 1:30 PM, Wallis Annenberg Hall, Presented by USC
Resilience and Survival in the Face of Disaster
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1144 - Saturday, 3:00 PM, Wallis Annenberg Hall, Presented by USC
From the Women’s March to #MeToo: Gender and Activism in the U.S. Today
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1145 - Saturday, 4:30 PM, Wallis Annenberg Hall, Presented by USC
How We Die: Approaches to Mourning, Burial, and Death
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1151 - Saturday, 10:30 AM School of Cinematic Arts - Ray Stark Family Theater
Keep the World Interesting —Solving the Problems of Immersive Storytelling
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1152 - Saturday, 12:00 PM, School of Cinematic Arts: Ray Stark Family Theater
The Future of Immersive Storytelling
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1153 - Saturday, 1:30 PM, School of Cinematic Arts - Ray Stark Family Theater
Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality: How These Mediums Will Change Storytelling Forever
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1154 - Saturday, 3:30 PM, School of Cinematic Arts - Ray Stark Family Theater
Power Up: Women of Gaming Panel
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1155 - Saturday, 5:00 PM, School of Cinematic Arts - Ray Stark Family Theater
Writing Across All Media: Ever-Evolving, presented by Medium
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1161 - Saturday, 10:30 AM, School of Cinematic Arts - Broccoli Theater
A Conversation with KRS-One on Hip-Hop, Philosophy and Storytelling
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1162 - Saturday, 12:30 PM, School of Cinematic Arts - Broccoli Theater
How Multicultural Content Creators Influence Society, Presented by Univision Creator Network
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1163 - Saturday, 3:20 PM, School of Cinematic Arts - Broccoli Theater
The Women's Movement: Where Do We Go From Here? Live from Define American's Chicago Film Festival
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 1164 - Saturday, 2:00 PM, USC Cinema School – School of Cinematic Arts - Broccoli Theater
German DJ Remute Makes Techno Music on Floppy Disks, Performs via Live Stream
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2011 - Sunday, 10:30 AM, Hancock Foundation
History: The Problem of Slavery's Intransigent Legacy
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2012 - Sunday, 12:00 PM, Hancock Foundation
Immigrants: We Get the Job Done
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2013 - Sunday, 1:30 PM, Hancock Foundation
History: Telling Hidden Stories
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2014 - Sunday, 3:00 PM, Hancock Foundation
Reza Aslan in Conversation with Jonathan Kirsch
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2021 - Sunday, 11:00 AM, Hoffman Hall
Memoir: The Unexpected Hard Stuff
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2022 - Sunday, 12:30 PM, Hoffman Hall
Fiction: The Family Thread
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2023 - Sunday, 2:00 PM, Hoffman Hall
Fiction: Epics Old & New
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2031 - Sunday, 10:30 AM, Town & Gown
John Scalzi in Conversation with Wil Wheaton
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2032 - Sunday, 12:00 PM, Town & Gown
Dennis Lehane in Conversation with Karen Grigsby Bates
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2034 - Sunday, 3:00 PM, Town & Gown
Getting Real: Young Adult Fiction and Social Justice
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2041 - Sunday, 11:00 AM, Andrus Gerontology Center
Fiction: Iconoclastic Voices
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2042 - Sunday, 12:30 PM, Andrus Gerontology Center
Graphic Novels: Working Twice As Hard
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2043 - Sunday, 2:00 PM, Andrus Gerontology Center
Crime Fiction: The Dark Side
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2044 - Sunday, 3:30 PM, Andrus Gerontology Center
Arts+Culture: Past, Present, Future, Curated by Marty Preciado, EIC of NYLON en Español
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2051 - Sunday, 10:30 AM, Salvatori Computer Science Center
Fiction: Hidden Histories
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2052 - Sunday, 12:00 PM, Salvatori Computer Science Center
Badass Women Changing Culture
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2053 - Sunday, 1:30 PM, Salvatori Computer Science Center
How Tech is Programming Our Future
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2054 - Sunday, 3:00 PM, Salvatori Computer Science Center
Urbanism: How We Make Cities
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2061 - Sunday, 10:30 AM, Bovard Auditorium
Junot Diaz in Conversation with Carolina Miranda -- For the standard $2 service fee, you will receive seating at the event outside of the preferred seating option.
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2061 - Sunday, 10:30 AM, Bovard Auditorium - GROUP 1 PREFERRED TICKET
Junot Diaz in Conversation with Carolina Miranda --- For $25, you will receive preferred seating at the conversation, one copy of Junot Diaz's new book "Islandborn," and priority entrance in the book signing line post-conversation.
$25.00 $2.25
Conversation 2062 - Sunday, 12:30 PM, Bovard Auditorium
Patton Oswalt in Conversation with Carolyn Kellogg
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2063 - Sunday, 2:30 PM, Bovard Auditorium
Dave Eggers in Conversation with Joel Arquillos
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2071 - Sunday, 11:00 AM, Ronald Tutor Campus Center
Eat. Read. Sleep: Fantastical Young Adult Fiction
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2072 - Sunday, 12:30 PM, Ronald Tutor Campus Center
The Rise of Extremism
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2073 - Sunday, 2:00 PM, Ronald Tutor Campus Center
Activism Now!
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2081 - Sunday, 10:30 AM, Annenberg Auditorium, presented by Newstory
#IMakeALiving Podcast Powered by Freshbooks
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2082 - Sunday, 12:00 PM, Annenberg Auditorium, presented by Newstory
Innovation Crush Podcast: ESPN’s Marcellus Wiley in conversation with Chris Denson
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2083 - Sunday, 1:30 PM, Annenberg Auditorium, presented by Newstory
The Writers Panel Podcast: Nerdist's Ben Blacker in Conversation with Special Guest Writers
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2084 - Sunday, 3:00 PM, Annenberg Auditorium, presented by Newstory
Story Smash: The Storytelling Gameshow! Live at LA Times Newstory!
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2091 - Sunday, 10:30 AM, Seeley G. Mudd 123
The Russia Stuff: Michael Isikoff and David Corn in Conversation with David Lauter
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2092 - Sunday, 12:00 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 123
Fiction:The Ties That Bond
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2093 - Sunday, 1:30 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 123
Laurie Halse Anderson & Emily Carroll in Conversation with Sharon Levin
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2094 - Sunday, 3:00 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 123
The Entertainment Industry: Behind the Scenes
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2111 - Sunday, 11:00 AM, Seeley G. Mudd 124
Kate DiCamillo in Conversation with Jonathan Hunt
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2112 - Sunday, 12:30 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 124
Photography & Narrative
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2113 - Sunday, 2:00 PM, Seeley G. Mudd 124
The Newspaper & the City: Patt Morrison & Chris Erskine in Conversation with Steve Padilla
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2121 - Sunday, 11:00 AM, Taper Hall 101
Viet Thanh Nguyen and Alexander Chee in Conversation
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2122 - Sunday, 12:30 PM, Taper Hall 101
Young Adult Fiction: Secrets & Self Discovery
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2123 - Sunday, 2:00 PM, Taper Hall 101
Tayari Jones in Conversation with Rebecca Carroll
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2124 - Sunday, 3:30 PM, Taper Hall 101
Crime Fiction: City of Angels
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2131 - Sunday, 10:30 AM, Norris Theater, presented by Newstory
The Second City presents Improvisation: Decoding Creative Practices with Kelly Leonard
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2132 - Sunday, 12:00 PM, Norris Theater, presented by Newstory
Young Leaders Rising: The Movement to End the Weaponizing of America, presented by bigSTORY
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2133 - Sunday, 1:30 PM, Norris Theater, presented by Newstory
How to Make a Space Opera: Death of Cassini (A Work in Progress)
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2134 - Sunday, 3:00 PM, Norris Theater, presented by Newstory
Hip Hop as Storytelling: The Four Elements, presented by the Universal Hip Hop Museum
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2141 - Sunday, 10:30 AM, Wallis Annenberg Hall, Presented by USC
The Power of Comics: From the Page to the Screen
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2142 - Sunday, 12:00 PM, Wallis Annenberg Hall, Presented by USC
The Evolution of Mexican Food in Los Angeles
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2143 - Sunday, 1:30 PM, Wallis Annenberg Hall, Presented by USC
Examining Race and Gender in Education and Tech
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2144 - Sunday, 3:00 PM, Wallis Annenberg Hall, Presented by USC
The Politics of L.A. Spaces: From Architectural Icons to Homelessness and Gentrification
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2151 - Sunday, 10:30 AM, School of Cinematic Arts - Ray Stark Family Theater
Freaks, Geeks, & Awkward Weirdos: Teen Angst Storytelling from The Wonder Years to The Mortified Guide
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2152 - Sunday, 12:00 PM, School of Cinematic Arts - Ray Stark Family Theater
SeriesFest Presents: Leading Producers Behind Today’s Book-to-TV and TV-to-Book Adaptations
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2153 - Sunday, 1:30 PM, School of Cinematic Arts - Ray Stark Family Theater
Creative Activism: Filmmakers that Ignite Action and Social Awareness, Presented by Creative Visions
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2155 – Sunday, 4:00 PM School of Cinematic Arts – Ray Stark Family Theater
Sports and Social Media featuring Former USC and UCLA Football Stars
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2163 - Sunday, 2:00 PM, School of Cinematic Arts - Broccoli Theater
What's Next for TV? “Up North” Pilot Screening, Presented by SeriesFest
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2164 - Sunday, 4:00 PM, School of Cinematic Arts - Broccoli Theater
Google News Initiative & Mission-Driven Creativity
$2.00 $0.00
Conversation 2162 - Sunday, 11:30 AM, School of Cinematic Arts - Broccoli Theater   more info $2.00 $0.26

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Event Details

Festival of Books Conversation tickets and valet parking passes will be available April 15 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Come to a land of spellbinding stories and inspiring ideas, savory flavors and sweet sounds. With more than 500 authors, hundreds of exhibitors and celebrities galore, there's something fun around every corner.

April 21 - 22, 2018

Sat., 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Festival of Books will be held at the University of Southern California at the intersection of Exposition Boulevard and South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089.

 

General admission is free! All outdoor stages and activities are free. Indoor Conversations require tickets.

 

Online ticket sales for Festival of Books Conversations end at 6:00 a.m. on the day of the Conversation. Additional tickets for Conversations are available on the day of the Conversation at the Festival of Books ticketing booth #350, up to 30 minutes before each Conversation while supplies last. Saturday Conversation tickets can only be picked up on Saturday, and Sunday Conversation tickets can only be picked up on Sunday. 
 
Parking at the USC campus will be $12.
 
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