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Depending on what you like reading, there are different activities you might like at the National Book Festival on Aug. 30., and we share with you our recommendations depending on your answers. You might be more that only one reader type, so feel free to take this quiz several times, in case you have to capture your multiple interests.
10-10:30 Raúl Colón has illustrated more than 30 books for children, including Frank McCourt’s “Angela and the Baby Jesus,” Susanna Reich’s “José! Born to Dance: The story of José Limón” and Jill Biden’s “Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops.” Colón has been recognized with a Golden Kite Award as well as a Silver Medal and a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators.
10-10:45 Valerie Miles, an American writer, editor and translator who lives in Spain, is the co-founder of Granta en español. An English translation of her book “A Thousand Forests in One Acorn” — a collection of works by and interviews with influential Spanish-language authors such as Mario Vargas Llosa and Carlos Fuentes — will be published in Sept.
Writers spend a lot of time wondering about other writers. They study them, emulate them, envy them, and, when one or two emerge as very successful, they bad-mouth them. Always there are questions that writers would like their colleagues to answer about their work, their lives, their miserable success. So, in that spirit, we posed this to writers participating in this year’s National Book Festival: If you could ask one question of one writer, what would it be?