The four-day book festival and speaker series takes place from Oct. 11 to Oct. 14 on Bethesda Lane, with one event scheduled for Equinox Fitness Club (4905 Elm St.).

Speakers this year include ESPN’s Michael Wilbon, Bravo TV reality star Rosie Pope and actor/comedian Richard Belzer.

Wilbon will lead things off with a discussion of “The Best American Sports Writing 2012” on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Equinox.

The rest of the schedule after the jump.

Thursday, Oct. 11

“True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps” with co-author and DC Magazine’s Karen Sommer Shalett. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Bethesda Lane.

Friday, Oct. 12

“Mommy IQ” with Rosie Pope, from Bravo TV’s “Pregnant in Heels.” 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Bethesda Lane.

Saturday, Oct. 13

“Woodrow for President: A Tail of Voting, Campaign, and Elections” with authors Cheryl and Peter Barnes. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Bethesda Lane.

“Dead Wrong: Straight Facts on the County’s Most Controversial Cover-Ups” with co-author Richard Belzer.

Sunday, Oct. 14

“Sweet Celebrations: Our Favorite Cupcake Recipes, Memories, and Decorating Secrets That Add Sparkle to Any Ocassion” with authors Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne, owners of Georgetown Cupcake. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Bethesda Lane.

“Capital Girls by Ella Monroe” with authors Maz Rauber and Amy Reingold, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Bethesda Lane.