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Seventh annual Bay Area Book Festival boasts a star-studded roster

The seventh annual Bay Area Book Festival, going all virtual for the second year in a row, launches its nine-day run on Saturday and is such a high-wattage affair, attendees may want to consider donning sunglasses to tune in. The literary luminaries who will be featured include Nobel Prize laureate Kazuo Ishiguro, 2020 National Book Award winner Charles Yu, renowned journalist and China expert Orville Schell, 2020 Booker Prize winner Douglas Stuart, Pulitzer Prize winner (and former U.S. poet laureate) Tracy K. Smith and prolific (more than 100 books!) novelist Joyce Carol Oates.