Meet Authors. Buy Books. Get them signed!

Saturday, October 26, 2019 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Duke Energy Convention Center

Free Admission

Thanks to everyone who attended Books by the Banks 2013 and made it such a huge success!  Stay tuned for details about Books by the Banks 2014!

Get Ready!- Books by the Banks starts tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. Before your stop by note that several of our authors will be appearing on a limited schedule. Please check the times below to see your favorites! Will Hillenbrand- 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. R.J. Palacio- 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Barney Saltzberg- 11:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Graeme Simsion- 12:00-4:00

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Books by the Banks is thrilled to have the Cincinnati Opera appearing in the Kids’ Corner with an 11am performance of “Let’s Cook Up An Opera.” In this high-energy show, audiences will learn about all of the ingredients that make up an opera. A cast of lively young singers will stir things up with clever

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Over 5,000 people came to Books by the Banks in 2013 to meet national, regional, and local writers and illustrators, including National Book Award winner James McBride. Planning for the 2014 Festival will begin this spring. Stay tuned for further details!

“A heartwarming story of an extraordinary man learning to live in an ordinary world, and to love. …As Don would say, this book is ‘great fun.’” Find out more here, where Author Graeme Simsion describes Professor Don Tillman’s dating misadventures: – USA TODAY says **** out of four. – An Amazon Best Book of

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One of the goals of this year’s Books by the Banks is to offer more for teens and young adults who come to the festival. While we have always offered plenty of authors with books geared towards the interests of adults and children, this time there will be more books than ever before for the

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