Simon Sebag Montefiore with Kate Bennett: The World
Thu, Nov 9 from 2pm - 3pm
British historian Simon Sebag Montefiore’s monumental new book, The World: A Family History of Humanity, is a sweeping survey, chronicling powerful dynasties and their dysfunction across the globe, from the Mesopotamian City States to present times, and their impact on the rise and fall of nations. “Being told my books are boring is my greatest fear. I put violence and sex in to ensure it is a charge I’ll never face” (Simon Sebag Montefiore). He will be in conversation with Kate Bennett, CNN reporter and only journalist in the White House press corps solely to cover First Lady Melania Trump and the Trump family. Expect to be engrossed.
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