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The Dark Side Reading Group will meet on Wednesday March 26 at 1pm in the bookstore conference room for a discussion of Midnight Rising by Tony Horwitz.
If you are a member of this reading group, please stop by the bookstore to pick up your reserved copy of this title (and receive a 20% discount) For more information please contact Alden Graves, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Street: Northshire Bookstore Conference Room Additional: 4869 Main Street City: Manchester Center, Province: Vermont Postal Code: 05255 Country: United States (tillagd från IndieBound)… (mer)
Tony Horwitz gör reklam för Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War.
Tony Horwitz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has worked for The Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker, and the bestselling author of A Voyage Long and Strange, Blue Latitudes, Confederates in the Attic, and Baghdad Without a Map, will read from and sign the new paperback edition of his critically acclaimed book Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War ($18.00 Picador). Horwitz’s book brings Brown and his uprising vividly to life and charts America’s descent into explosive conflict. The result is a taut and indispensable history of a man and a time that still resonate in our own. (jpmoore)… (mer)
Meet Tony Horwitz at Appomattox Regional Library for the Paperback of Midnight Rising
It is truly wonderful to be working with Tony Horwitz again. He is one of my favorite history writers. I don't enjoy reading history much, but I LOVE this guy's books. Join me in Hopewell to support this wonderful author and one of the prettiest libraries I've ever seen.
-Kelly Justice, owner of Fountain
Tony Horwitzis the author of "Confederates in the Attic", "Baghdad Without a Map", and "One for the Road". He is also a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has worked as a war correspondent for the "Wall Street Journal" and as a staff writer for "The New Yorker". He lives in Virginia with his wife, Geraldine Brooks, and their son, Nathaniel.
Location: Street: 209 E Cawson Street Additional: Appomattox Regional Library City: Hopewell, Province: Virginia Postal Code: 23860 Country: United States (tillagd från IndieBound)… (mer)
Tony Horwitz Leave it to Tony Horwitz, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and bestselling author of Confederates in the Attic, Blue Latitudes and others to provide the indispensable history of John Brown and his 1859 uprising. That story is Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War (now in paperback). Join us for a fascinating night. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 at 7:00 p.m. Anderson's Bookshop Naperville
Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (tillagd från IndieBound)… (mer)
Tony Horwitz, author of Midnight Rising and Confederates in the Attic, will be speaking at the Willow Creek Middle School Auditorium (2425 11th Avenue Southeast). Tony is a native of Washington, D.C., and a graduate of Brown University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting and worked as a staff writer for The New Yorker before becoming a full-time author. Four of his books have been national and New York Times bestsellers: A Voyage Long and Strange, Blue Latitudes, Confederates in the Attic, and Baghdad Without A Map. He lives with his wife, Geraldine Brooks, and their sons, on Martha’s Vineyard. For more information: go to http://www.tonyhorwitz.com/index.php(Ginerbia)… (mer)
Aktivitetens plats: Willow Creek Middle School, 2425 11th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904
"Adam Hochschild is the rare historian who fuses deep scholarship with novelistic flair. In his hands, World War I becomes a clash not only of empires and armies, but of individuals: king and Kaiser, warriors and pacifists, coal miners and aristocrats. Epic yet human-scaled, this is history for buffs and novices alike, a stirring and provocative exploration of the Great War and the nature of war itself". Tony Horwitz, author of A voyage long and strange
"In prose as compelling as a masterful novel, Hochschild illuminates the lives of those who consigned millions to oblivion, and also introduces us to those who fiercely opposed the carnage—those who imagined, as we might, that the world could be otherwise. We emerge from this exemplary book with the knowledge that war is not inevitable, and those who work for its abolition inherit their dedication from sane men and women of great moral strength who recognized, as we must, that the future depended upon them. Hochschild’s accomplishment, as a writer and historian, is formidable and inspiring." Carolyn Forché, editor of Against Forgetting: 20th Century Poetry of Witness
Adam Hochschild has written for The New Yorker, Harper's, The New York Review of Books, Granta, The New York Times Magazine, and many other newspapers and magazines. In King Leopold’s Ghost, Bury the chains, and other books, Hochschild has earned a reputation as a master of suspense and vivid character portrayal. His skill at evoking such struggles for justice has made him a finalist for the National Book Award and won him a host of other prizes.
Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (tillagd från IndieBound)… (mer)
Tony Horwitz diskuterar Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War.
Plotted in secret and launched in the dark, John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry was a pivotal moment in U.S. history. Few Americans know the true story of the men and women who launched the strike at the slaveholding South. Now, Midnight Rising reveals Brown's uprising that stunned the nation and prompted a counterattack led by Robert E. Lee. After Brown’s capture, his defiant eloquence galvanized the North and appalled the South, which considered him a terrorist. The raid also helped elect Abraham Lincoln, who later began to fulfill Brown's dream with the Emancipation Proclamation, a measure he called "a John Brown raid, on a gigantic scale." Tony Horwitz is the bestselling author of A Voyage Long and Strange, Blue Latitudes, and Baghdad Without a Map. He won the Pulitzer Prize-winning for Confederates in the Attic, and has worked for the Wall Street Journal and the New Yorker. (jasbro)… (mer)
Gwinnett Reads: An afternoon with ... Tony Horwitz
Tony Horwitz diskuterar A Voyage Long and Strange: On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, and Other Adventurers in Early America.
An afternoon with ... Tony Horwitz. $10 per ticket in advance; $12 per ticket at the door. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and folk music by the Gwinnoters. Doors open at 3:30 pm. Tickets are now on sale at all library branches and through the Library Help Line: 770-978-5154. For more information: email@example.com Presented by the Gwinnett County Library and Eagle Eye Book Shop. (jasbro)… (mer)
Aktivitetens plats: Red Clay Theatre and Arts Center, 3116 Main Street, Duluth, Georgia 30096