Authors at the Free Library this fall

Authors at the Free Library

Author appearances at the Free Library of Philadelphia are held at the Central Library, 1901 Vine St., unless otherwise noted. Tickets and reservations are not required for free events. Information: 215-567-4341,

Here is a list of some of the notable authors who will appear at the library this fall:

Ticketed events

David Byrne 9/28

Junot Diaz 9/29

Wyclef Jean 10/1

Louise Erdrich 10/4

Michael Chabon 10/16

David Mitchell 10/16

Sandra Cisneros 10/23

Thomas Keller noon 10/25

Sebastien Rouxel 10/25

Tom Wolfe (limit of two tickets per person) 10/25

Martin Amis 10/30

Salman Rushdie 10/30

Colm Toibin 11/7

Barbara Kingsolver 11/9

Ross King 11/20

Wole Soyinka 11/26

Zadie Smith 11/27

Nassim Nicholas Taleb 11/29

Jon Meacham 12/4

Daniel Mendelsohn 12/6

Bob Woodward (limit of two tickets per person) 12/10

Natasha Trethewey 12/11

Kevin Phillips 12/18

Free events

Jose Garces 10/15

Archer Mayor 10/17

Camille Paglia 10/18

Justin Cronin 10/20

R.L. Stine 10/20

Howard Jacobson 10/24

Karen Quinones Miller 11/1

Solomon Jones 11/1

Mark Bowden 11/5

Alex Danchev 11/8

Franklin Foer and Marc Tracy 11/13

David Nasaw 11/15

Deb Perelman 12/5

James H. Cone 12/13