P&P Live at Lunch!: Eric Weiner – The Socrates Express: In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers - in conversation with Jacki Lyden

Upcoming Event
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 1:00pm

This event will be streamed online as part of our Live @ Lunch! Series. 

Join New York Times bestselling author Eric Weiner as he follows in the footsteps of history’s greatest thinkers to show us how each—from Epicurus to Nietzsche, Thoreau to Gandhi—offers practical and spiritual lessons for today’s unsettled times. In his latest book, The Socrates Express, Weiner combines his twin passions for philosophy and global travel in a pilgrimage that uncovers surprising life lessons from philosophers around the world, from Marcus Aurelius to Arthur Schopenhauer, Confucius to Montaigne.

Eric Weiner is an award-winning journalist, bestselling author, and speaker. His books include The Geography of Bliss and The Geography of Genius, and Man Seeks God. He is a former foreign correspondent for NPR and reporter for The New York Times, and a regular contributor to The Washington PostBBC Travel, and AFAR.

Weiner will be joined by Jacki Lyden, an award-winning host and correspondent for NPR, and the author of the acclaimed memoir Daughter of the Queen of Sheba. She is at work on her next memoir, Tell Me Something Good.


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Politics and Prose Live at Lunch!
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
The Socrates Express: In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501129018
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - August 25th, 2020

Daughter of the Queen of Sheba: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140276848
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Penguin Books - October 1st, 1998

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