If you're anywhere near Iowa this weekend, please join us for the second annual Iowa City Book Festival, a three-day celebration of books, reading and writing presented by the University of Iowa Libraries on July 16, 17 and 18. The Book Festival will begin on Friday with an author dinner in the Main Library. Saturday is festival day in Gibson Square with booksellers, music, children's activities, food vendors, book arts demonstrations and readings and panel discussions. Sunday will be "A Day in the City of Literature." Local businesses of all kinds throughout Iowa City will participate with readings, special activities all day.
On Sunday July 18, as part of "A Day in the City of Literature," the Scarths will be presenting a program about their book Deep Nature: Photographs from Iowa in the auditorium (10 Macbride Hall) at the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History at 1 pm.