LOC National Book Festival (2010) - jef1000

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Wil Haygood signs books at the National Book Festival. Haygood is a prize-winning Washington Post staff writer and an acclaimed biographer. His “In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis Jr.” won the Zora Neale Hurston-Richard Wright Legacy Award, the ASCAP Deems-Taylor Award and was named Nonfiction Book of the Year by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. "King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell Jr." was named a New York Times Notable Book. His family memoir, "The Haygoods of Columbus," received the Great Lakes Book Award. He has been an Alicia Patterson fellow and, for his newspaper work, a Pulitzer Prize finalist. His new book is “Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson” (Knopf Doubleday).
The 10th annual National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, was held on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Jeff Malet).