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2022 Holiday Author Fair

It’s our favorite book event of the year!

Mix and mingle with more than 60 authors during the Indiana Historical Society’s annual Holiday Author Fair!

This event will take place Saturday, Dec. 3 from Noon to 4 p.m. Admission to the author fair is included with general admission to the Indiana Historical Society.

Author Fair book topics will range from sports and biographies to youth historical fiction and politics along with, of course, a lot of Indiana history. IHS members will receive 10 percent off their entire Basile History Market purchase.

Guests are encouraged to purchase their admission tickets in advance. Admission includes IHS’s award-winning exhibits and Festival of Trees, with more than 75 elaborate trees decorating the building.

Presented By Printing Partners

Below is a list of authors that are scheduled to attend. Schedule is subject to change.


Douglas Dixon, Beyond Truman: Robert H. Ferrell and Crafting the Past
Greta Fisher, So Much Bad in the Best of Us: The Salacious and Audacious Life of John W. Talbot
Wes Gehring, Sydney Pollack
Fred Glass, Making Your Own Luck: From a Skid Row Bar to Rebuilding Indiana University Athletics
Kimberly Hoffman, The Red Coat: Giving and Gratitude During the Great Depression
David Humphrey, He Never Complained: Stories of an Everyday Man
Rita Rose and Patty Spitler, The Dog Who Saved My Life
Rudy Schouten, Linda – A Full, Happy Life
Dan Cleary, Wright Brothers: Then and Now
Ted and Becky Lilly, 3 Generations of Lilly Family in Indiana
Jane Ammeson, America’s Femme Fatale

Children/Young Adult

Rob Harrell, Too Pig to Fail: A Batpig Book
Cynthia Argentine, Night Becomes Day: Changes in Nature
Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, The Good for Nothing Tree
Jen Tousey, Sarah had a Little Plan
Charlotte L. Brown, My Body is My Body: I have Rules
Helen Frost, Wait and See
Donna Griffin, Kindred Spirits
Denisa Nickell Hanania, Me & That Baby!
M.A. Koontz and Hailey Landreth, Something’s Strange at Camp Wonder Woods
Janna Matthies, Here We Come!
Jenny Medenwald, Battle of the Queens: The Hellbound Trilogy #3
Talitha Shipman, Astrid the Astronaut: The Astronomically Grand Plan
Troy Cummings, Is This Your Class Pet?


Diana Catt, Death Map
Michael Maurer, The Methuselah Gene
DJ O’Toole, Tidings: The Absolutely True Story of Christmas
Candice Sue Patterson, Saving Mrs. Roosevelt
Scott Russell Sanders, Small Marvels: Stories
Morgan K. Wyatt (publishing as MK Scott) and Scott Stamm, Late for the Wedding
Eric Yancy, Cottonmouth
James Alexander Thom, Fire on the Water
Dark Rain Thom, Warrior Woman
Norman Minnick, The lost Etheridge: Uncollected Poems by Etheridge Knight


Steve R. Barnett, Walking in the Founder’s Footsteps: Sigma Gamma Rho in Indianapolis
Ray Boomhower, Indiana’s African American History: More Black History News and Notes
David Heighway, The Hidden History Of Hamilton County
W.C. Madden, Ghosts of North Central Indiana
Ronald May, Our Service, Our Stories, Vol. 3
Stewart Rafert, Miami Indians of Indiana (25th ann. Of publication)
Janis Thornton, The 1965 Palm Sunday Tornadoes in Indiana
Kevin Tower, Early French Lick West Baden Valley Hotels, Clubs, and Boarding Houses
Ken Turchi, Looking Forward, Giving Back: The Jewish Merchants of Downtown Indianapolis
Paul Wonnings, Indiana’s Role in the Civil War
Linda Gugin and James E. St. Clair, Indiana Court of Appeals
William Ringinberg, New History Of Taylor University
Danny Gonzales and Nicole Martinez-LeGrand, Hoosier Latinos: A Century of Struggle, Service, and Success
Lisa Hendrickson, Burning the Breeze: Three Generations of Women in the Am. West
Kenneth Schoon, Pullman
Amy Beers, Indianapolis Beer Stories
Joseph Pete, Secret Northwest Indiana

Non-fiction, Sports, Nature

Ellen Munds and Beth Millet, From Stage to Page
Dan Canon, Pleading Out: How Plea Bargaining Creates a Permanent Criminal Class
Nathanael Pilla and Scott Namestnik, Wildflowers of the Indiana Dunes National Park
Julia Whitehead, Breaking Down Vonnegut
Carroll (Man) Ritter, Magnificent Trees of Indiana
Michael Homoya and Scott Namestnik, Wildflowers of the Midwest
Tim Mulherin, Sand, Stars, Wind, & Water: Field Notes from up North
Missy Haston and Steve Haston, From Capes to Aprons
Sigur Whitaker, Racing with Roger Penske: A History of a Motorsports Legend
David Woods, Indiana University Olympians

2022 Holiday Author Fair

Dec 3, 2022 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
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