Conversation with Kerri Maher | The Paris Bookseller

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JANUARY 25 | 5 PM
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Join us for a conversation with Kerri Maher, author of The Paris Bookseller, a dramatic story of how a humble bookseller fought against incredible odds to bring one of the most important books of the 20th century to the world. Joining Kerri is Elise Hooper, author of The Other Alcott and Learning to See, as well as Angels of the Pacific (to be released March 8, 2022).

Lives in the Law | Jeffrey S. Sutton: The Essential Scalia

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JANUARY 27 | 5 PM
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This series brings together noted figures in the world of law – lawyers, professors, journalists, and activists – to join in dialogue about their lives in the law along with how their work bears on some of the most controversial issues of our time. Join us for a conversation with Jeffrey S. Sutton, the editor of The Essential Scalia: On the Constitution, the Courts, and the Rule of Law, the definitive collection of his opinions, speeches, and articles on the most essential and vexing legal questions, with an intimate foreword by Justice Elena Kagan. Ronald Collins, a retired law professor and the Library’s first Distinguished Lecturer, will host the session, which is meant for laypersons and specialists alike.

Conversation with A.E. Rooks | The Black Joke

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JANUARY 26 | 5 PM
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Join us for a conversation with A.E. Rooks, author of The Black Joke: The True Story of One Ship's Battle Against the Slave Trade, a groundbreaking history of the most famous member of the British Royal Navy’s anti-slavery squadron, and the long fight to end the transatlantic slave trade. Rooks's conversation partner will be J. Marlena Edwards, Assistant Professor of History, African American Studies, and African Studies at Penn State.