VIRTUAL - Lawrence Wright | The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid

Fri, June 11, 2021 7:30 P.M.
Cost: $10.00 ticket or $35.00 Book with ticket and signed book plate


In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition

Acclaimed for bringing “a clear-eyed, investigative fearlessness” (The Washington Post) to a diverse range of topics, Lawrence Wright is a longtime staff writer for The New Yorker. He won the Pulitzer Prize for The Looming Tower, an in-depth history of the rise of violent extremism and the intelligence failures that might have prevented the 9/11 attacks. His many other nonfiction works include books about different communities and their experiences in Texas, the secretive world of Scientology, and contemporary American religious figures. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Society of American Historians, Wright has written and performed two one-person plays and co-produced the Emmy-winning documentary Going Clear. Wright recently published The End of October, a bestselling novel about a devastating medical crisis. The Plague Year is about the impact of Covid-19, the initially slow government response to this crisis, and the medical professionals working to save lives and educate the public.

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