The annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 9-10, on the University of Southern California campus.
The more than 500 featured authors and performers include:
• Barry Eisler (“Graveyard of Memories,” “The Detachment”) on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at Seeley G. Mudd as a panelist with Gregg Hurwitz and James Rollins discussing “Crime Fiction: Buried Secrets” with moderator Lee Goldberg. (www.barryeisler.com)
Karl Taro Greenfeld
• Singer/songwriter Miya Folick on Sunday at 1 p.m. at LA Sound Stage. (https://soundcloud.com/miyafolick)
• Sesshu Foster (“World Ball Notebook,” “Atomik Aztex”) will interview Robert Kirsch Award winner Juan Felipe Herrera on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Seeley G. Mudd.
• Karl Taro Greenfeld (“The Subprimes,” “Triburbia”) on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Seeley G. Mudd as a panelist with Patrick deWitt and Lincoln Michel discussing “Fiction: Off-Kilter” with moderator Alex Espinoza. (www.karltarogreenfeld.com/)
• Naomi Hirahara (“Grave on Grand Avenue,” “Sayonara Slam”) on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. at Andrus Gerontology Center as a panelist with Cara Black and Kwei Quartey discussing “Crime Fiction: Cities in Suspense” with moderator Miles Corwin. (www.naomihirahara.com)
David Mas Masumoto
• David Mas Masumoto (“Wisdom of the Last Farmer,” “Epitaph for a Peach”) on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Town & Gown as moderator of “Food Futures,” presented by California Humanities, with panelists Jonathan Gold, Sarah Smith, and Alice Waters. (www.masumoto.com)
• Nina Revoyr (“Lost Canyon,” “Wingshooters”) on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Seeley G. Mudd as a panelist with Ryan Gattis and Ivy Pochoda discussing “Fiction: Perspective and Perception” with moderator Jim Ruland. (http://ninarevoyr.com/)
• Sakura Cello Quintet, featuring Jonathan Dormand, Michael Kaufman, Yoshika Masuda, Peter Myers and Sarah Rommel, on Sunday at 11:40 am. at USC Stage. (www.sakuracellos.com/)
• Singapore and Tokyo through the eyes of local students: Discover Asia Correspondent Contest winners, presented by Korean Air, on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Travel Smart Stage.
• USC Kazan Taiko on Sunday at 4:20 p.m. at USC Stage. (https://usckazantaiko.wordpress.com/)
General festival admission is free, including all outdoor programming. Some events require tickets. For a complete schedule and reservations, go to http://latimes.com/festivalofbooks.