Boston Book Festival

  • October 23, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Copley Square
  • Copley Square, Boston, MA 02116
  • Admission: Free

The Boston Book Festival, in partnership with WBUR 90.9 FM, announces the complete schedule and locations for the widely anticipated annual event, taking place October 23-25 at locations in and around Copley Square. Festival events include presentations and panels featuring the internationally-known writers, scholars, critics, and commentators listed below; programming for children, teens, and families; writing seminars and competitions; outdoor booths; and spoken word and music performances. All daytime events are FREE and open to the public with no reservations required.

he festival also features two ticketed events: a Memoir Keynote by Grammy Award-winner, composer, performer, and author Herbie Hancock, Thursday, October 23, 8PM, at Old South Church; and Art, Architecture, and Design Keynote by renowned architect Norman Foster, Saturday, October 25, 4PM, at Trinity Church. Tickets for Herbie Hancock are $15; Norman Foster $10, and may be purchased online at


Boston Common Hotel, 40 Trinity Place, Boston Church of the Covenant, 67 Newbury Street, Boston Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston First Church, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston French Cultural Center, 53 Marlborough Street, Boston Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street

Storyville, 90 Exeter Street, Boston Trinity Church, 206 Clarendon Street, Boston and outdoors in Copley Square.

More information, including complete author biographies, is available at

Line-up, location, and times are subject to change.

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