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Book Shop Confidential

Books about books, bookstores and libraries continue to hold a special place in the hearts of modern readers. Why is that, you ask? Let's see if Matthew Dicks, Peter Swanson and Erika Swyler know.

Matthew Dicks

Matthew Dicks is the internationally bestselling author of the novels, "Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend," "Something Missing," "Unexpectedly, Milo," "The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs," "Twenty-one Truths About Love" and the nonfiction book, "Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life through the Power of Storytelling....

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Peter Swanson

Peter Swanson is the author of six novels, including "The Kind Worth Killing," winner of the New England Society Book Award and finalist for the Crime Writers' Association Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, "Her Every Fear," an NPR book of the year and his most recent, "Eight Perfect Murders....

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Erika Swyler

Erika Swyler is the bestselling author of "Light From Other Stars" and "The Book of Speculation," both of which were Indie Next Picks. Her essays and short fiction have appeared in Catapult, Literary Hub, VIDA, The New York Times and elsewhere....

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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Party Rental Companies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation
Tucson Electric Power Co.

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