Among other great authors, this year’s event will have authors who have written books about the built environment. This is a small forum event where you get the opportunity to meet the authors and ask questions about their work.
May 19 from 11:15-12:05
The Mirage Factory: Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles
Description: Spanning the years from 1900 to 1930, The Mirage Factory is the enthralling tale of an improbable city and the people who willed it into existence by pushing the limits of human engineering and imagination, from bestselling author and masterful storyteller Gary Krist.
May 19th ; 4:15 -5:15 p.m.
Suburb : Planning Politics and the Public Interest
Description: Join former MoCo Planning Board Chairman Royce Hanson to explore how well a century of strategic land-use decisions served the public interest in Montgomery County, Maryland