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Things To Do On The Cape And Vineyard This Weekend

WBUR is proud to be a media sponsor of the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival. Set up-Island in Chilmark this year, the festival lineup includes Pulitzer and National Book award-winners and many New York Times bestsellers as well as local favorites. Saturday will feature the authors speaking together in a series of panel discussions.  Sunday will feature each author speaking individually.  Author book signings follow each talk. All books featured in the festival are available for sale at the festival site by Bunch of Grapes.  This extraordinary group of authors is presented to the community for FREE and open to all.
List of WBUR events:
Friday, August 2
Join us at the opening night of the festival for a conversation with comedians Chelsea Handler and Seth Meyers, who will discuss Handler's latest memoir, "Life Will Be the Death of Me."
Ticket price includes an autographed copy of "Life Will Be the Death of Me."
Saturday, August 3
9:00 a.m. Here & Now co-host Jeremy Hobson will be a panelist at the opening session, "The Role of the Press: The Presidency and Society."
For the full Saturday schedule, go to mvbookfestival.com/saturday
Sunday, August 4
9:00 a.m. Here & Now co-host Jeremy Hobson will interview David Wallace-Wells about his book, "Uninhabitable Earth."
2:50 p.m Sports and society reporter Shira Springer will interview Mark Leibovich about his book, "Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times."
For the full Sunday schedule, go to mvbookfestival.com/sunday

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