Boston Book Festival celebrates October lineup

The Boston Book Festival announced had an “author reveal party” at the Middlesex Lounge in Cambridge on Monday night. L. to R. are Authors Rishi Reddi of Cambridge and Henriette Power of Weston, Executive Director Boston Book Festival Deborah Porter, and author George Harrar of Wayland. (Globe photo by Bill Brett)
The Boston Book Festival announced had an “author reveal party” at the Middlesex Lounge in Cambridge on Monday night. L. to R. are Authors Rishi Reddi of Cambridge and Henriette Power of Weston, Executive Director Boston Book Festival Deborah Porter, and author George Harrar of Wayland. (Globe photo by Bill Brett)

The Boston Book Festival had a party Monday night to reveal and celebrate the authors who’ll appear at this year’s event in October. The soiree at the Middlesex Lounge in Cambridge drew Rishi Reddi , whose “Karma and Other Stories” won the 2008 L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award; “The Clover House” author Henriette Lazaridis Power ; Deborah Porter , the director of the Boston Book Festival; and George Harrar , who released “Reunion at Red Paint Bay” earlier this year. Big names on the lineup for the fall festival include Salman Rushdie and horror film maven Wes Craven .

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