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Douglas Brinkley has 1 upcoming event.

Mar
28
KABIR SEHGAL & DOUGLAS BRINKLEY - Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How It's History Has Shaped Us
BookPeople, Saturday, March 28 at 5pm
Saturday, March 28 at 5PM

Bestselling Author Kabir Sehgal

in conversation with

Douglas Brinkley

about Sehgal's new book,

Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us

Join us this evening for author Kabir Sehgal in conversation with Douglas Brinkley, discussing his newest book, Coined. Sehgal, an insider, casts aside our workaday assumptions about money and takes the reader on a global quest to understand the relationship between money and humankind... not only a profoundly informative discussion of the concept of money, but it is also an endlessly fascinationg take on the nature of humanity and the inner workings of the mind.

ABOUT Kabir Sehgal

Kabir Sehgal is a Vice President in emerging market equities at J.P. Morgan in New York. He serves as an officer in teh United States Navy reserve, served as a speechwriter on a presidential campaign, and is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a New York Times bestselling author, and books include Walk in My Shoes with Andrew J. Young, A Bucket of Blessings, and Jazzocracy. He's a Latin Grammy-nominated producer and has perfomed with Grammy-award winning musicians as a jazz bassist. Kabir is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the London School of Economics.

ABOUT Douglas Brinkley

Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University, CBS News Historian, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The Chicago Tribune has dubbed him "America's new past master." Seven of his books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Cronkite won the Sperber Prize for Best Book in Journalism and was a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year 2012. The Great Deluge won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He lives in Texas with his wife and three children. Brinkley has been awarded honorary doctorates from Trinity College (Connecticut), University of Maine, Hofstra University, and Allegheny College, among many others. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supporting Kabir Sehgal, Douglas Brinkley and your local independent bookstore!

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Apr
18
Douglas Brinkley
Booknotes, Sunday, April 18, 1993
Douglas Brinkley discusses The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey.

Professor Brinkley discussed his book, The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey, the record of a two-month cross-country tour with eleven Hofstra students. The American culture-humanities "class" travelled in a specially-outfitted bus, stopping in Atlanta, San Francisco, Chicago and many other cities, visiting historic sites, homes of famous writers, and other culturally important places. The author stressed that the students received college credit for this "travelling seminar" and were expected to read relevant books and were graded on their participation. (timspalding)… (more)

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