April 11, 2013

Neil Irwin spoke about his book, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World On Fire, at Politics & Prose on Thursday, April 11, 2013.

Irwin’s comprehensive study of central banks begins with their origin in 17th -century Stockholm. From there, the Washington Post columnist and economics editor of the paper’s Wonkblog works his way to 2008, giving readers an informed view of the crucial role played by the leaders of the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of England, and the European Central Bank.

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ISBN: 9780143124993
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Penguin Books - March 25th, 2014

May 15, 2013

Nathaniel Philbrick spoke about his book, Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution, at Politics & Prose on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.

One of our foremost historians, Philbrick is also a powerful storyteller. In his new book the author of the bestselling Mayflower takes us back to the tense summer of 1775, when a series of incidents between British soldiers and colonists made it clear that full-scale battle was imminent. Violence at Lexington and Concord soon led to the legendary Battle of Bunker Hill—the bloodiest firefight of the Revolution.

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ISBN: 9780143125327
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Published: Penguin Books - April 29th, 2014

March 22, 2013

David Helvarg is interviewed about his book,The Golden Shore: California's Love Affair With The Sea, at Politics & Prose on on Friday, March 22, 2013. Helvarg is introduced by author, lawyer, and consumer advocate, Ralph Nader.

In his sixth book, the award-winning journalist, producer, and president of the Blue Frontier Campaign takes readers on a tour of the California coastline. The 1,100 miles between the borders of Oregon and Tijuana are home to diverse groups of sea birds, mammals, and fish, but also face natural and man-made disasters.

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By David Helvarg, Ted Danson (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781608684403
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Published: New World Library - October 4th, 2016