The Hay-Adams Author Series Friday, January 20th

Join one of our favorite DC hotels, The Hay-Adams, on Friday, January 20th from noon to 2pm for great food, drink and discussion with Tony Horwitz and Geraldine Brooks!


Join the Pulitzer Prize-winning couple in the Top of the Hay for a special three-course lunch and discussion of their highly acclaimed work, including their latest books Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War (a New York Times Notable Book for 2011) by Horwitz andCaleb’s Crossing: A Novel by Brooks. A book signing will follow.

Tony Horwitz is the bestselling author of A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New WorldBlue LatitudesConfederates in the Attic, and Baghdad Without a Map. He is also a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has worked for The Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker.

Geraldine Brooks is the bestselling author of both historical fiction — People of the BookYear of Wonders, and the 2006 Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction, March — and non-fiction
— Nine Parts of Desire and Foreign Correspondence. She was previously a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Wall Street Journal.

The event will be co-hosted by Hay-Adams President Kay Enokido and Ron Charles, fiction editor and a weekly book critic for The Washington Post.

Tickets: $85 (includes three-course lunch, wine, tax and gratuity)

Purchase tickets online.

What is the Author Series? Recreating a literary tradition that began in the late 1800s when the homes of John Hay and Henry Adams were the center of Washington’s intellectual and social gatherings, The Hay-Adams Author Series hosts outstanding writers in a magnificent setting with great food and drink and lively conversation.  To learn more about the grand literary tradition of The Hay-Adams, please visit their website.

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