Elizabeth Kostova participates in a live audience author talk show in Illusions Cafe, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, Sun., Apr. 3, 7:30 p.m. It is the kickoff for this year's Spring Literary Festival, which runs, Apr. 3 - 7. See program schedule. The Kostova show focuses on her first novel, The Historian, which students have read. Read about book and show.