Tucson Festival of Books

Philip Bump



Amy Drucker

Philip Bump, a correspondent for The Washington Post, authors the weekly newsletter, How To Read This Chart. His new book is "The Aftermath: The Last Days of the Baby Boom and the Future of Power in America."

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Scheduled events:
Prognosis for Democracy
With the obvious exception of Arizona, the 2022 midterm elections had traditional final acts. Losers graciously conceded. Winners gracefully took office. Is this a sign of things to come, or should we brace for more election chaos in the future? Will younger voters keep stepping in to steer the course of democracy? These three authors give their take on the prospects for 2024 and beyond.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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: Philip Bump, Malcolm Nance, Will Sommer
Moderator: Thomas Miller
What Can We Expect in 2024?
As we head into another marathon of presidential campaigning, what lies ahead? What can we expect to see and hear in the next 20 months? In this session, data guru Philip Bump, QAnon expert Will Sommer, CBS correspondent Major Garrett and political expert David Becker will look into their own crystal balls.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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 Becker, Philip Bump, Major Garrett, Will Sommer
Moderator: Ron Barber

Book:
The Aftermath
The Last Days of the Baby Boom and the Future of Power in America
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Penguin
January 2023
ISBN 9780593489697
416 pages