Julian E. Zelizer in conversation with Amber Tamblyn

July 10, 2020 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Virtual - Zoom

Please join us for an exciting reading and conversation featuring Julian E. Zelizer, author of Burning Down the House, in conversation with Amber Tamblyn.

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Julian E. Zelizer is the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University and a CNN Political Analyst. His most recent books are Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974 (co-authored with Kevin Kruse) and The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society, the winner of the D.B. Hardeman Prize for Best Book on Congress. Zelizer has been awarded fellowships from the New York Historical Society, the Russell Sage Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and New America.

His new book, Burning Down the House, has been called “[A] thoughtful study of [Gingrich’s] politics in action. . . . Sharp, lucid. . . . A masterfully written political road map for anyone wondering how we got to where we are, a bad place indeed.” by Kirkus Reviews.

He will be joined in conversation by Amber Tamblyn. Amber Tamblyn is an Emmy and Golden globe nominated actress, writer, director, and the author of 6 books, including  the critically acclaimed best seller, “Era of Ignition: coming of age in a time of rage and revolution." She’s a contributing writer for the New York Times and a founding member of the Times Up Organization. 

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