A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Ben Ehrenreich



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Appearing Courtesy of Frank and Kathryn Hartley

Ben Ehrenreich's most recent book, "Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time," was listed as one of the best books of 2020 by The New York Times, National Public Radio, and many other outlets. Ehrenreich is also the author of two novels, Etherand The Suitors, and one other book of nonfiction, "The Way to the Spring," which was based on his reporting from the West Bank and was a finalist for the 2017 Palestine Book Award. His essays, stories, and articles have been published in The New York Times Magazine, The Nation, Harper’s, the London Review of Books, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, and many other publications. His work has been honored with a National Magazine Award and a PEN Center USA Literary Award. 

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Scheduled events:
Road Map: Finding Hope in Uncertain Times
From the road in the Southwest and across America, master writers Ben Ehrenreich and Tom Zoellner discuss the reckoning before us and why we should remain optimistic.

Crowdcast (Seats 1000)
Wed, Feb 3, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Multigenre

Panelists: Ben Ehrenreich, Tom Zoellner
Moderator: Gregory McNamee
Road Map: Finding Hope in Uncertain Times
From the road in the Southwest and across America, master writers Ben Ehrenreich and Tom Zoellner discuss the reckoning before us and why we should remain optimistic.

Desert Diamond Casinos Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Multigenre

Panelists: Ben Ehrenreich, Tom Zoellner
Moderator: Gregory McNamee

Book:
Desert Notebooks
A Road Map for the End of Time
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Counterpoint Press
July 2020
ISBN 9781640093539
Hardcover, 336 pages
$26.00, OUTOFSTOCK
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