University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Stephen Fried

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Stephen Fried is an award-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author who teaches at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Pennsylvania. He is, most recently, the author of the historical biography "Appetite for America," and the coauthor, with Congressman Patrick Kennedy, of "A Common Struggle." His earlier books include the biography "Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermodel Gia" and the investigative books "Bitter Pills" and "The New Rabbi." A two-time winner of the National Magazine Award, Fried has written frequently for Vanity Fair, GQ, The Washington Post Magazine, Rolling Stone, Glamour and Philadelphia Magazine. His new book is "Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father."

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Scheduled events:
Democracy at its Foundation
Historians and best-selling authors H.W. Brands, Stephen Fried and Greg Grandin discuss the events and personalities of those dangerous early years of our democracy — and how they shaped our understanding of America today.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: H.W. Brands, Stephen Fried, Greg Grandin
Moderator: Jonathan Rothschild
The Grand Canyon and American Culture
A natural wonder of the world, the iconic Grand Canyon is so much more. These authors discuss the Canyon's contribution to American culture.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nathaniel Brodie, Stephen Fried, John Ross
Moderator: Jim Turner

Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father
History / Biography
September 2018
ISBN 9780804140065
$30.00, INSTORE
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Appetite for America
History / Biography
September 2016
ISBN 9780553383485
518 pages
$18.00, INSTORE
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Originally published in hardcover in 2010.

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

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Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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Pima County Public Library
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Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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