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Seven reasons to hit the Las Vegas Book Festival

October 18th, 2018

Listen, discuss, workshop and, of course, buy books.

  • Print

    Two days after chef José Andrés released his book, We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time, ...

  • Print

    He’ll celebrate the release of Fire Escapes September 10 at the Bunkhouse.

  • Print

    “We’re trying to build the idea that this is another literary destination.”

  • Print

    More than 150 writers and artists explore themes, causes and responses to gun violence, with all proceeds benefiting the nonprofit Route 91 Strong.

  • A&E

    See photos of the Valley’s vanished bars, movie theaters and more—and hear their stories.

  • Print

    New work from comedian Louie Anderson, poet Claudia Keelan and more.

  • Print

    It unfolds leisurely over just two days and four events—with no overlaps.

  • A&E

    The latest addition rounds out a packed program for the weekender's closing variety show.

  • PhotographyNewsAll

    Learn some of the ways the Writer’s Block, B&C Camera and Kappa Toys keep customers coming back.

  • Film

    Most of the movie’s cast is local, and veteran character actor Lorenzo Lamas plays a military general.

  • Print

    Kevin MacKinnon plans to self-publish You’re My Human to help pets find forever homes.

  • Print

    "I was driving my car when she called. It was Oprah’s voice in surround sound."

  • Print

    In vitro fertilization, too, is federally banned, because an amendment outlaws the transfer of embryos from laboratory to uterus.

  • Print

    Michael Wolff makes a convincing case that the campaign that expected to lose gamely morphed into the administration that can’t run the empire.

  • Weekly Q&A

    “Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

  • Print

    Lincoln, Grant and Clinton make appearances.

  • Print

    The posthumous collection reflects a lifetime of the writer’s journalism, essays and profiles.

  • Print

    Attempting a modern sequel of a classic novel is a dicey affair.

  • FeaturedBooksHalloween 2017

    What happens when our mobster past comes back in undead form?

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  • Arts & EntertainmentNewsAll

    This Las Vegas entertainment legend has a simple philosophy in going about his craft: “When I went into karaoke, I wanted to share the stage ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Entire populations have been wiped out, forever entombed under layers of ash, lava and rock. But as volcanoes destroy, they also create. More than 80 ...

  • A&E

    Most people probably think of the Las Vegas Festival Grounds as the big empty lot where the first and only edition of Rock in Rio ...

  • NewsAllSports

    Local sports books could save money by passing on purchasing NBA League Pass this year, and instead only showing nationally televised games. The teams that ...

  • Issues

    They gave us a team to cheer for, a reason to fill our closets with black and gold and something to believe in when we ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Lawmakers are asking Nevada voters to boost the renewable energy consumption requirement to 50 percent by 2030 ...

  • A&E

    The longest running show on the Strip will start over at the Trop in February.

  • Dining

    Chef Nikki Hughes’ small plates are top shelf, and the beer list is a living legend.

  • NewsAllOpinion

    Elections have consequences. They define who we are as a people. And now we have a chance to show the world as a people we’re ...

  • Dining

    The Chef’s Table EPICurean Experience series at Mandalay Bay will offer a variety of fun dining moments all weekend long.

  • A&E

    To be a high-profile queen in Vegas, it takes everything you’ve got: celebrity-blessed impersonations, DIY diva know-how and a fearless sense of individuality.

  • Music

    The band is different, it’s mature and its new album is good.

  • Nightlife

    The Vancouver-based dance pair takes over Wynn’s Intrigue Nightclub on October 12 and 19.

  • Music

    The 45-year-old desert-rock icon plays Count’s Vamp’d on October 11.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    When most adults reminisce about their school lunches, it’s usually memories of smashed PB&J sandwiches from a brown paper bag or school meals filled with ...

  • DispensaryMarijuana

    MedMen opened its second Las Vegas marijuana dispensary October 6.

  • Dining

    These burgers pack plenty of savory umami and meaty mouth-feel without trying to imitate any one flavor.