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New York Times Best Selling Author Kurt Andersen at Gunn Memorial Library

Date/Time

Dec 9, 2017
03:00 PM until 04:00 PM

Description

We are pleased to welcome New York Times bestselling author and political commentator, Kurt Andersen, for a talk and signing of two of his recently published books, You Can’t Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (A So-Called Parody) and Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History.  David Owen, New Yorker writer, author and Washington CT resident will facilitate the conversation. This is sure to be an entertaining dialogue.

“This is an important book—the indispensable book—for understanding America in the age of Trump. It’s an eye-opening history filled with brilliant insights, a saga of how we were always susceptible to fantasy, from the Puritan fanatics to the talk-radio and Internet wackos who mix show business, hucksterism, and conspiracy theories. Even the parts you think you know already are put into an eye-opening context.”—Walter Isaacson

Until Donald Trump publishes the ultimate account of his entire four or eight or one-and-a-half years in the White House, the definitive chronicle will be You Can’t Spell America Without Me.  Trump was elected because he was the most frank presidential candidate in history, a man eager to tell the unvarnished truth about others’ flaws and tout his own amazing excellence. Now he levels his refreshingly compulsive, un-PC candor at his landslide election victory as well as his role as commander-in-chief and leader of the free world.

Books will be available for sale and signing at the event, thanks to Hickory Stick Bookstore.

Cost

Free and open to the public.

Location

View map Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT

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