U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will launch her first children’s book, along with a young readers adaptation of her memoir, as part of the Main Stage lineup of authors at the 2018 National Book Festival, the Library of Congress announced today. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden will interview Justice Sotomayor about her new book, “Turning Pages: My Life Story,” which tells about her childhood and her lifelong love of books.
A native of New York City, Justice Sotomayor was named to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2009, and had previously served as judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Main Stage authors this year will also include Madeleine Albright, Isabel Allende, Dave Eggers, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Jon Meacham and Amy Tan.
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The 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival, which is free for everyone, will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, Aug. 31. The festival is made possible by the generosity of sponsors. You too can support the festival by making a gift now.