Books By The Banks

The Seventh Annual Books By The Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival will be held Saturday, October 12 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati.

Along with more than 100 authors who will talk with patrons and sign copies of their books, there will be author panels and discussions; a kids zone with a variety of activities and entertainment; sponsor booths; and an onsite bookstore.

This event is free to attend, and runs from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.

The list of confirmed authors and other event details can be found at booksbythebanks.org.

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Books
10:00 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Books by the Banks 2013

The 2013 Books by the banks poster by Jeffrey Ebbeler of Mount Washington
Credit booksbythebanks.org

It is time for the Seventh Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 12.

This free, family-friendly event features over 100 national and regional authors, panel discussions, book readings and a fun kid’s zone.

Here are some interviews with authors appearing at this year's Books by the Banks:

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Library
10:01 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Hamilton County likes to read

Maria Luiso of Loveland previews one of the many items she selected for check out at the Symmes Township Branch Library.
Credit Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County / Provided

No one likes to read as much as folks in Southwest Ohio. The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is the busiest central library in the country for a second year in a row. That's according to a report from the Public Library Association.

Overall, the Cincinnati library is the 7th busiest public library system in the country and second busiest in Ohio behind Cuyahoga County.

The 2013 Public Library Data Service (PLDS) statistical report surveys more than 1,400 public libraries in the United States and Canada.

The Cincinnati library writes:

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Children's books
1:30 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Local author Andrea Cheng talks about her new trilogy

Perhaps Cincinnati’s most acclaimed author of children’s literature is Andrea Cheng. She’s in our studio with Barbara Gray to talk about her newest trilogy, which kicked off with the book The Year of the Baby.

"Alligator Alley"
1:32 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Local author Rick Robinson's new coming-of-age novel

Barbara Gray talks with Northern Kentucky attorney and author Rick Robinson about his newest novel, leaving behind his political thrillers for the time being, and penning a personal coming-of-age story called Alligator Alley.

Empress Chili
1:32 am
Fri June 21, 2013

"The Authentic History of Cincinnati Chili"

If one food continues to define our city, it’s Cincinnati-style chili. Brian O’Donnell is joined in the studio by Dan Woellert, author of the new book, The Authentic History of Cincinnati Chilli, which traces this specialized dish from early inception to the growth of a variety of chili parlors. Also joining in the conversation are Chris Kiradjief and his Uncle John Kiradjief from the Empress Chili restaurants.

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