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  • May, 2018


  • Don Johnson - “The Wealth of a Nation”

    Author Programs May 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    johnsond

    Lecture/ Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    Don Johnson draws on his experience as a former U.S. Trade Representative for President Bill Clinton in this lucid and distinguished examination of the history of trade in America. Johnson provides reassuring evidence that the country’s current politico-economic climate is not unique, or even new, reminding readers that trade debates date to the founding fathers, as do protectionist movements.

  • Stuart Eizenstat - “President Carter: The White House Years”

    Author Programs May 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    eizenstat

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel

    Free and Open to the Public

    Stuart Eizenstat was at Jimmy Carter’s side from his political rise in Georgia through four years in the White House, where he served as Chief Domestic Policy Adviser. This is the definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments―drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes. Co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta.

  • Joseph Crespino - “Atticus Finch: The Biography”

    Author Programs May 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    crespino

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In “Atticus Finch”, historian Joseph Crespino draws on exclusive sources to reveal how Harper Lee’s father provided the central inspiration for each of her books. ​ A story of family and literature amid the upheavals of the twentieth century, “Atticus Finch” is essential to understanding Harper Lee, her novels, and her times.

  • Khaled A Beydoun - “American Islamophobia”

    Author Programs May 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    beydoun

    ​Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    Using his unique lens as a critical race theorist and law professor, Khaled A. Beydoun captures the many ways in which law, policy, and official state rhetoric have fueled the frightening resurgence of Islamophobia in the United States.

  • Jesmyn Ward - “Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel”

    Author Programs May 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    jward

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel

    This is a TICKETED event (see below)

    Winner of the National Book Award for fiction; a Time magazine Best Novel of the Year and New York Times Top Ten Book of 2017, Jesmyn Ward’s discussion of “Sing, Unburied, Sing” is an event you won’t want to miss.

    Tickets available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jesmyn-ward-sing-unburied-sing-paperback-tour-tickets-44160158222

  • Sandro Galea - “Healthier: Fifty Thoughts on the Foundations of Population Health”

    Author Programs May 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    galea

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    Boston University Dean of the School of Public Health, Sandro Galea, offers a trenchant argument for the urgency of population-level interventions in health—and a strong rebuttal to those who question it. Fortune magazine calls it “The book everyone interested in health should read”.

  • Tom Ricks - “Churchill and Orwell: The Fight For Freedom”

    Author Programs May 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    ricks

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    An adviser on national security at the New America Foundation and Pulitzer Prize winner, presents a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, who preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alike. Taken together, in Ricks’s masterful hands, their lives are a beautiful testament to the power of moral conviction, and to the courage it can take to stay true to it, through thick and thin.

  • Jon Meacham - “Soul of America”

    Author Programs May 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    meacham

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel

    This is a TICKETED event (see below)

    Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham discusses his new book “The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Angels” with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doug Blackmon.

    ​Meacham believes ​our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and ​he​ shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the “better angels of our nature” have repeatedly won the day.

    Tickets are available at ​ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jon-meacham-the-soul-of-america-the-battle-for-our-better-angels-tickets-4422755380

  • Larry Smith - “Six Words: Fresh Off The Boat”

    Author Programs May 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    lsmith

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    “Fresh Off the Boat” is one of Larry Smith’s successful Six-Word Memoirs . This one focuses on stories of immigration, identity, and coming to America. It could not be more timely.

  • John Crocker - “Following Fifi”

    Author Programs May 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    crocker

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    As a young student, John Crocker embarked on the adventure of a lifetime, spending eight months in the Gombe forest working with Jane Goodall. He followed families of wild chimpanzees from sunrise to sunset and learned the fundamental behavioral traits of these chimps as they raised their offspring. “Following Fifi” raises thought-provoking questions about the evolution of human behavior, the importance of patience and strong family bonds, and provides a greater understanding of what it means to be human.

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  • Don Johnson - “The Wealth of a Nation”

    Author Programs May 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    johnsond

    Lecture/ Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    Don Johnson draws on his experience as a former U.S. Trade Representative for President Bill Clinton in this lucid and distinguished examination of the history of trade in America. Johnson provides reassuring evidence that the country’s current politico-economic climate is not unique, or even new, reminding readers that trade debates date to the founding fathers, as do protectionist movements.

  • Stuart Eizenstat - “President Carter: The White House Years”

    Author Programs May 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    eizenstat

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel

    Free and Open to the Public

    Stuart Eizenstat was at Jimmy Carter’s side from his political rise in Georgia through four years in the White House, where he served as Chief Domestic Policy Adviser. This is the definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments―drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes. Co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta.

  • Joseph Crespino - “Atticus Finch: The Biography”

    Author Programs May 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    crespino

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In “Atticus Finch”, historian Joseph Crespino draws on exclusive sources to reveal how Harper Lee’s father provided the central inspiration for each of her books. ​ A story of family and literature amid the upheavals of the twentieth century, “Atticus Finch” is essential to understanding Harper Lee, her novels, and her times.

  • Khaled A Beydoun - “American Islamophobia”

    Author Programs May 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    beydoun

    ​Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    Using his unique lens as a critical race theorist and law professor, Khaled A. Beydoun captures the many ways in which law, policy, and official state rhetoric have fueled the frightening resurgence of Islamophobia in the United States.

  • Jesmyn Ward - “Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel”

    Author Programs May 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    jward

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel

    This is a TICKETED event (see below)

    Winner of the National Book Award for fiction; a Time magazine Best Novel of the Year and New York Times Top Ten Book of 2017, Jesmyn Ward’s discussion of “Sing, Unburied, Sing” is an event you won’t want to miss.

    Tickets available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jesmyn-ward-sing-unburied-sing-paperback-tour-tickets-44160158222

  • Sandro Galea - “Healthier: Fifty Thoughts on the Foundations of Population Health”

    Author Programs May 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    galea

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    Boston University Dean of the School of Public Health, Sandro Galea, offers a trenchant argument for the urgency of population-level interventions in health—and a strong rebuttal to those who question it. Fortune magazine calls it “The book everyone interested in health should read”.

  • Tom Ricks - “Churchill and Orwell: The Fight For Freedom”

    Author Programs May 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    ricks

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    An adviser on national security at the New America Foundation and Pulitzer Prize winner, presents a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, who preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alike. Taken together, in Ricks’s masterful hands, their lives are a beautiful testament to the power of moral conviction, and to the courage it can take to stay true to it, through thick and thin.

  • Jon Meacham - “Soul of America”

    Author Programs May 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    meacham

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel

    This is a TICKETED event (see below)

    Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham discusses his new book “The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Angels” with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doug Blackmon.

    ​Meacham believes ​our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and ​he​ shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the “better angels of our nature” have repeatedly won the day.

    Tickets are available at ​ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jon-meacham-the-soul-of-america-the-battle-for-our-better-angels-tickets-4422755380

  • Larry Smith - “Six Words: Fresh Off The Boat”

    Author Programs May 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    lsmith

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    “Fresh Off the Boat” is one of Larry Smith’s successful Six-Word Memoirs . This one focuses on stories of immigration, identity, and coming to America. It could not be more timely.

  • John Crocker - “Following Fifi”

    Author Programs May 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    crocker

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    As a young student, John Crocker embarked on the adventure of a lifetime, spending eight months in the Gombe forest working with Jane Goodall. He followed families of wild chimpanzees from sunrise to sunset and learned the fundamental behavioral traits of these chimps as they raised their offspring. “Following Fifi” raises thought-provoking questions about the evolution of human behavior, the importance of patience and strong family bonds, and provides a greater understanding of what it means to be human.

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