The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.
Tod Goldberg is the author of several novels including Burn Notice: The Fix and Living Dead Girl, a finalist for the 2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His short story collection Simplify was the winner of the Other Voices Short Story Collection Prize.Christian Lander is the creator and author of the website and book, Stuff White People Like. He is a PhD dropout who was the 2006 public speaking instructor of the year at Indiana University. Lander currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife.
Larry Wilmore is the senior correspondent to The Daily Show. He has been a TV producer, actor, comedian, and writer for more than 30 years. Wilmore is the author of I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts. Download and start listening now!