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Past Book Talk Events

March 11, 2020 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 300 Wallace Hall

CANCELED: Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream

Nicholas Lemann, Columbia Journalism School; Paul Frymer, Politics; Sean Wilentz, History

Center for Collaborative History; Program in Journalism; Economic History Workshop

December 10, 2019 · 6:00 pm · Labyrinth Books

Book Talk: The Seine: The River That Made Paris

Elaine Sciolino, author and journalist; David A. Bell, History

Labyrinth Books, Program in Journalism

October 22, 2019 · 6:00 pm7:30 pm · Labyrinth Books

Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

Mary Norris, The New Yorker

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council

October 17, 2019 · 7:00 pm8:30 pm · Princeton Public Library

The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas and the Cost of America’s Coasts

Gilbert Gaul, journalist and author

Princeton Public Library; Princeton Environmental Film Festival

April 10, 2019 · 12:00 pm1:00 pm · Betts Auditorium

Newsprint Metropolis: City Papers and the Making of Modern Americans

Julia Guarneri, University of Cambridge; Nick Chiles, Journalism

Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism & the Humanities; Program in Journalism

December 11, 2018 · 5:30 pm7:30 pm · Betts Auditorium

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

Isabel Wilkerson, Author and Journalist

Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series, PIIRS Migration Lab, Humanities Council, African American Studies

December 11, 2018 · 5:00 pm6:00 pm · 50 McCosh

A Conversation with Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein, Journalist and Author

Princeton University Art Museum and Princeton Environmental Institute

November 20, 2018 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · A71 Simpson

Leta Hong Fincher Lecture and Book Sale/Signing

Leta Hong Fincher, Author and Journalist

Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China

October 24, 2018 · 6:00 pm7:30 pm · Labyrinth Books Princeton

Readings and Conversation with John McPhee, Kushanava Choudhury, and Elisabeth Cohen

John McPhee, Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence; Kushanava Choudhury, journalist and author; Elisabeth Cohen, author

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council and Program in Journalism; Princeton Public Library

October 24, 2017 · 6:00 pm7:30 pm · Labyrinth Books

A Conversation with John McPhee: Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process

John McPhee in conversation with Joel Achenbach & Robert Wright

Labyrinth Books and the Humanities Council's Ferris Seminars in Journalism

May 16, 2017 · 6:00 pm7:30 pm · Labyrinth Books Princeton

The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue des Martyrs

Elaine Sciolino, Contributing Writer at The New York Times and Ferris Professor of Journalism

Labyrinth Books Princeton
Cover of Elaine Sciolino's book The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue des Martyrs

April 23, 2017 · 5:00 pm6:30 pm · Labyrinth Books Princeton

Democracy Now! Covering the Movements Changing America

Amy Goodman, Host and Executive Producer of Democracy Now!

Wilson College Signature Lecture Series, Humanities Council, Ferris Seminars in Journalism, et al.

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