Eleanor Davis, Lev Grossman, Laura Lacamara, Greil Marcus, Todd Miller, and Hampton Sides have all had to cancel their appearances at the Texas Book Festival, representatives for the fest announced Wednesday.

However, talks show host and writer Tavis Smiley has joined with “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year.”

“Death of a King”

TBF is posting other changes at http://www.texasbookfestival.org/updates/.