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Past Author Visits

Past Author Visits
Maryville Talks Books

* Videos of these authors can be seen in the Emmy-nominated and award-winning HEC-TV series, Maryville Talks Books: One on One. Maryville Talks Books is also available on iTunes.

= Won Emmy Award

= Nominated for Emmy Award

2018 – 2019

Dan Abrams I 6.13.18

2017 – 2018

Sarah Kendzior I 4.17.18
Not So Late Night (event with Cheeraz Gorman, Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve Ewing I 2.28.18
Amy Bloom I 2.15.18
Mark Epstein I 1.24.18
Daniel Pink I 1.17.18
Ann Leckie  I  12.7.17
Juli Berwald  I  11.21.17

2016 – 2017

Sheryl Sandberg  I  6.8.17
Scott Turow *  I  5.23.17
Jen Sincero  I  4.24.17
Rick Ankiel  I  4.19.17
Christina Baker Kline  I  3.2.17
Joe Buck *  I  11.21.16
Bruce Watson  I  11.16.16
Mary Roach  I  11.1.16
Nick Offerman *  I  10.20.16
Emma Donoghue  I  10.11.16

2015 – 2016

Nathaniel Philbrick *  I  6.3.16
Curtis Sittenfeld I  5.2.16
Kwame Alexander *  I  4.24.16
Krista Tippett *  I  4.8.16
Robert Reich *  I  10.7.15
Geraldine Brooks  I  10.29.15
Sam Weller *  I  11.10.15

2014 – 2015

Judy Blume *  I  6.19.15
Erik Larson *  I  4.9.15
Blaine Harden *  I  3.31.15
George Hodgman  I  3.16.15
Julian E. Zelizer *  I  2.24.15
Andy Cohen *  I  11.25.14
Patricia Cornwell *  I  11.15.14
Reza Aslan *  I  9.18.14
Piper Kerman *  I  9.10.14

2013 – 2014

Mark Epstein, MD *  I  8.4.14
Jean Kwok *  I  6.27.14
Garrison Keillor  I  6.15.14
Daniel James Brown *  I  5.28.14
Austin Kleon *  I   4.24.14
Ishmael Beah  I  3.6.14
Dave Barry *  I  3.18.14
Lacks Family (The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot)  I   11.23.13
Ann Patchett  I  11.14.13
Jared Diamond *  I  11.12.13
Sue Grafton *  I  9.18.13

2012 – 2013

Khaled Hosseini *  I  5.30.13
Michael Pollan *  I  5.9.13
Elizabeth Strout *  I  4.12.13
Daniel H. Pink *  I  3.6.13
Lisa Gardner *  I  2.10.13
David Von Drehle *  I  1.18.13
Jon Meacham *  I  12.5.12
Mark Bowden *  I  11.12.12
Chitra Divakaruni *  I  11.1.12
William H. Chafe  I  10.17.12
Eric Greitens *  I  10.16.12
Bill Donius *  I  9.12.12
Buzz Bissinger *  I  6.11.12
Douglas Brinkley  I  6.4.12

2011 – 2012

Frank Deford *  I  5.30.12
Senator Bill Bradley *  I  5.11.12
Vanessa Williams and Helen Williams  I  5.10.12
Alexander McCall Smith *  I  4.16.12
Lisa See *  I  3.12.12
Luis Urrea
*  I  1.17.12
Howard Markel *  I  11.18.11
Charlene Bry  I  10.18.11
Stacy Schiff *  I  9.16.11
Daniel H. Wilson *  I  6.13.11

2010 – 2011

Justin Cronin *  I  5.31.11
Sister Madonna Buder, ’52 *  I  5.26.11
Helen Simonson *  I  4.14.11
Wes Moore *  I  2.17.11
Michele Norris  I  11.17.10
Ron Chernow  I  10.28.10
Steven Johnson  I  10.15.10
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri  I  6.14.10

2009 – 2010

Anna Quindlen  I  5.6.10
Daniel Pink *  I  1.21.10
John Grogan  I  10.22.09
Ken Robinson  I  1.15.09