LOC National Book Festival (2010) - jef1000

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A large audience listens to Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk speak at the National Book Festival. Setting a new attendance record, an estimated 150,000 book-lovers gathered on the National Mall in Washington, D.C for the 10th annual National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington and David M. Rubenstein, who this year gave the festival a $5 million gift, are co-chairs of the new National Book Festival Board. (Photo by Jeff Malet).