Steven V. Roberts signs books at the National Book Festival. Roberts is the author of “My Fathers' Houses” and co-author of the New York Times best-seller “From This Day Forward.” He has worked as a journalist for more than 40 years, including positions at U.S. News & World Report and The New York Times, where he was a bureau chief in Los Angeles and Athens and a correspondent for Congress and the White House. Roberts and his wife, television journalist and author Cokie Roberts, write a popular nationally syndicated newspaper column. A well-known commentator on many Washington-based television shows, Roberts appears regularly as a political analyst on the ABC radio network and National Public Radio. Since 1997 he has been the Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University. His new book is “From Every End of This Earth: 13 Families and the Lives They Made in America” (HarperCollins).
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).