University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2017!

March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Adam Cohen

Eleanor Randolph

Mr. Cohen is sponsored by Bert S. Furmansky, M.D., P.C.

Adam Cohen is a former member of the New York Times editorial board and senior writer for Time magazine. He is the co-editor of The National Book Review, His other books include "Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Hundred Days that Created Modern America," The Perfect Store: Inside eBay," and "American Pharaoh: Richard J. Daley: His Battle for Chicago and the Nation" (co-author). Cohen is a graduate of Harvard Law School.

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Scheduled events:
National Book Award Salute
The National Book Award exists to "celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of good writing in America. "Seven of the 2016 honorees, including the winners for fiction and nonfiction, are welcomed to the Festival by Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 567)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union North Ballroom Foyer (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Adam Cohen, Paulette Jiles, Ibram X. Kendi, Grace Lin, Elizabeth McKenzie, Andrés Reséndez, Colson Whitehead
Moderator: Lisa Lucas
Civil Rights and the Supreme Court
The authors discuss two Supreme Court rulings — one a 1927 ruling on eugenics, the other the 2015 decision on marriage equality - that reflect the cultural and social thought of their times. Separated by nearly 90 years, both decisions profoundly impacted the fabric of American society.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Adam Cohen, Jim Obergefell
Moderator: Lorraine Rivera

History / Biography
Penguin Books
March 2017
ISBN 9780143109990
Paperback, 416 pages
$18.00, INSTORE
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One of America's great miscarriages of justice, the Supreme Court's infamous 1927 Buck v. More/less

Nothing to Fear
History / Biography
January 2010
ISBN 9780143116653
Paperback, 400 pages
$17.00, INSTORE
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"A fascinating account of an extraordinary moment in the life of the United States. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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