Alissa Quart in Conversation With George Packer

Alissa Quart
Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America Author Event (Cultural Studies)
Tuesday June 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Alissa Quart, executive editor of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, examines the lives of many middle-class Americans who can now barely afford to raise children. She shows how our country has failed its families. Powerfully argued, deeply reported, and ultimately hopeful, it casts a bright, clarifying light on families struggling to thrive in an economy that holds too few options.

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Upcoming Author Events at This Store

July 2018



No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America
Darnell L. Moore
Author Event
Wednesday July 11, 2018 7:00 PM From leading journalist and activist Darnell L. Moore comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. Despite confronting bullying and death threats all his life, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. In No Ashes in the Fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared teenager who not only survived, but found his calling.

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Little Panic Dispatches from an Anxious Life
Amanda Stern
Author Event (Biography)
Thursday July 12, 2018 7:00 PM Author Amanda Stern delivers a gorgeously immersive, immediately relatable, and brilliantly funny memoir about living life on the razor's edge of panic. She will be in conversation with Maria Popova of Brain Pickings.

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Everyday Monet: A Giverny-Inspired Gardening and Lifestyle Guide to Living Your Best Impressionist Life
Aileen Bordman
Author Event (Gardening)
Tuesday July 17, 2018 7:00 PM Aileen Bordman has long been influenced by the work of Claude Monet, one of the founders of French Impressionist painting whose esteemed works capturing the simple beauties of fin de si├Ęcle French life can be found in the greatest art museums around the globe. With direct access to Giverny, she transports you to Monet's garden, the third most visited site in France.

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