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I couldn’t believe the long lines of cheerful readers, the hugely appreciative crowds, the authors on offer (many of them heroes of mine since boyhood), and the ease and compactness of setting up a teeming book festival in the middle of a crowded city! The Bay Area Book Festival shows how a spirited, thoughtful, and fun idea can come together with an engaged, deeply literate, and alive community and make magic.