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

Duke Energy Convention Center

Free Admission

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: http://videos.simonandschuster.com/Graeme-Simsion-on-The-Rosie-Project/2359879486001 – 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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Many readers who attend Books by the Banks are hungry for great novels and interesting reads. But they also have an appetite for regional cookbooks. So what’s cooking at this year’s book festival? Come to the Duke Energy Convention Center (525 Elm St. in downtown Cincinnati) on Saturday, October 12 to find out. For a

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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 New York Times bestselling mystery writer Stuart Woods! Planning for the 2014 Festival will begin this spring. Stay tuned for further details!

It takes a dedicated team to organize, plan, promote, and pull off Books by the Banks each year. See a  listing  here of those organizations and partners to whom we are indebted.  

Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially challenged professor of genetics, has decided it’s time he found a wife. And so, in the orderly, evidence-based manner with which Don approaches all things, he designs the Wife Project to find his perfect partner. Graeme Simsion’s distinctive debut will resonate with anyone who has ever tenaciously gone after

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The seventh annual Books by the Banks festival will unveil its 2013 poster at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. This year’s poster is by Jeffrey Ebbeler of Mount Washington. Following the unveiling, artists from previous years will join Ebbeler in a Q&A about their work and sign posters for

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