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Author Talk: How Not to Get Rich: The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain    NEW!

His earlier books—all works of nonfiction—include Thunder on the Right: The New Right and the Politics of Resentment (Pantheon), Unwise Passions: The True Story of a Remarkable Woman and the First Great Scandal of Eighteenth-Century America (Simon & Schuster) and Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson (Random House). His next book, to be published by Knopf, is the story of the American Revolution in the South and the events leading up to the British surrender at Yorktown. Crawford has written for The Wall Street Journal for more than 25 years. He has also been published in The New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and Atlanta Constitution, as well as such magazines as Vogue, National Review, The American Conservative, The Weekly Standard, and the Progressive. His books have been reviewed in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Review of Books, Fortune, the Economist and Newsweek. He has spoken at the Union League Club and the Cosmopolitan Club of New York, Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C., the Virginia Center for History and Culture (formerly the Virginia Historical Society), Harvard University, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the International Center for Jefferson Studies, the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira, N.Y., Freedom Fest in Las Vegas, the Virginia Festival of the Book, and many historical societies and book groups. He has been interviewed on the Motley Fool podcast, Coast to Coast AM, and C-Span’s Book TV, and has had residential fellowships at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, and the Boston Athenaeum. 


Author Talk: How Not to Get Rich: The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain (AT005) NEW!

  • Author: Alan Crawford
  • Day of the week: Tu
  • Date: 5/25/2021
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Member Benefit 
  • This Talk will be delivered in a "Distance Learning" format through Zoom. You will receive additional information regarding access to this Talk one week and then again one day before it is scheduled. 
  • *If you sign up for this Talk on 5/25/2021 you will need to contact the OLLI office to receive the link to join us online. 


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