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RICHARD MOE 

Richard Moe, former Chief of Staff to Vice President Walter Mondale, former President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and author of Roosevelt's Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War

CHRISTOPHER BUCKLEY

Christopher Buckley, editor at Forbes Magazine, and acclaimed satirical author of Thank You for Smoking and They Eat Puppies, Don't They?

JOHN TALIAFERRO

John Taliaferro, former senior editor at Newsweek, and author of All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay From Lincoln to Roosevelt

WALTER ISAACSON

Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, and author of the biography Steve Jobs

JOYCE CAROL OATES

Joyce Carol Oates, the recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, one of the most acclaimed writers in the world today, and author of Mudwoman 

TONY HOROWITZ AND GERALDINE BROOKS

Pulitzer Prize-winning couple and authors, respectively, of Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War and Caleb's Crossing: A Novel

TONI MORRISON

National Book Festival Creative Achievement Award recipient, Pulitzer Prize winner, Nobel Laureate, and bestselling author of Beloved and A Mercy

DAVID MCCULLOUGH

Two-time Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, and author of The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

RON CHERNOW

Pulitzer Prize winning author of Washington: A Life

ISABEL ALLENDE

National Book Festival Creative Achievement Award recipient and celebrated Latin American author of Island Beneath the Sea: A Novel

JOHN FEINSTEIN

Acclaimed sportswriter and bestselling author of Moment of Glory: The Year Underdogs Ruled Golf

JOHN GRISHAM

National Book Festival Creative Achievement Award recipient and bestselling author of legal thrillers including The Associate

MAYA ANGELOU

Renaissance woman, poet, historian and author of Letter to My Daughter

ROBERT BENNETT

Legendary Washington, D.C., lawyer and author of In the Ring: The Trials of a Washington Lawyer

JENNA BUSH

Daughter of President George W. Bush and author of Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope

MARCUS MABRY

Former Edward R. Murrow Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of Twice as Good: Condoleezza Rice and Her Path to Power

MARIE ARANA

National Book Award and John Sargent Prize finalist, and author of Cellophane

ROBERT MERRY

Award-winning political reporter and author of Sands of Empire: Missionary Zeal, American Foreign Policy, and the Hazards of Global Ambition

PATRICIA O'TOOLE

Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt after the White House