University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

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

David Maraniss

Mr. Maraniss is appearing courtesy of the Arizona Daily Star

David Maraniss is an associate editor at The Washington Post. In addition to "Once in A Great City: A Detroit Story," Maraniss is the author of six critically acclaimed and bestselling books: "Barack Obama: The Story," When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi," First in His Class: A Biography of Bill Clinton," They Marched Into Sunlight – War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967," Clemente – The Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero" and "Rome 1960: The Summer Olympics That Stirred the World." He is also the author of "Into the Story: A Writer’s Journey Through Life, Politics, Sports and Loss," The Clinton Enigma" and coauthor of "The Prince of Tennessee: Al Gore Meets His Fate" and “Tell Newt to Shut Up!”

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Scheduled events:
Politics - Where Do We Go From Here?
A Pulitzer Prize-winning associate editor at The Washington Post and the Washington correspondent of The Nation magazine discuss the dramatic reconfiguration of the national political landscape. NOTE: Mr. Nichols will be 20 minutes late to the signing area due to a live interview with CSPAN following the program.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: David Maraniss, John Nichols
Moderator: Ron Barber
Into the Story: A Writer's Journey through Life, Politics, Sports and Loss
Pulitzer-prize winning author and an associate editor for The Washington Post discussed his life as a life as a writer, his books and journalism. Maraniss' book reveals the discipline and commitment required of deep reporting and fine writing, which are inseparable in the nonfiction narrative form.

Arizona Daily Star Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Arizona Daily Star Store (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: David Maraniss
Moderator: Emily Bregel

Once in a Great City
History / Biography
Simon & Schuster - S&S
September 2016
ISBN 9781476748399
Paperback, 464 pages
$17.00, INSTOCK
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"As David Maraniss captures it with power and affection, Detroit summed up America's path to music and prosperity that was already past history. More/less

They Marched into Sunlight
History / Biography
Simon & Schuster
October 2004
ISBN 9780743261043
Paperback, 572 pages
$18.00, INSTORE
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Focuses on a crucial two-day battle in Vietnam that was also marked by an ill-fated protest by University of Wisconsin students at the Dow Chemical Company, in an hour-by-hour narrative.

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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