PHOTOS: 21st Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books @ USC’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the University of Southern California for the 21st Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Widely known as the largest literary festival in America, it featured over 500 authors, celebrities, musicians, artists and chefs who lead conversations, live performances and demonstrations throughout the weekend. The weekend-long celebration of ideas, creativity and the written word was held Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10 at the USC main campus in Los Angeles, California. It also featured hundreds of exhibitors with books and merchandise for sale, give-aways and activities.