David Neiwert: Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump
Thursday November 2: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Investigative journalist David Neiwert has made a name for himself by reporting on political and cultural extremists for over two decades. Now, in a time where so many Americans are mystified and alarmed by the seeming "revival" of xenophobic organizations and hate groups, Neiwert has compiled the results of his journalistic findings into one book. Alt America: the Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump examines the factors playing into the greater level of visibility afforded to the people who have come to be known as the Alt-Right in contemporary America. He traces the resurgence of far-right political ideology to the 1990's, and later, 9/11. Nurtured by right-wing radio, TV, and now the president, these groups have more leniency now than in the past 20 years.
David Neiwert will be joined in conversation by Joe Conason.
Joe Conason is editor-in-chief of The National Memo and an editor at The Investigative Fund. One of the country's most popular political columnists. Conason authored two New York Times best selling books, The Hunting of the President and Big Lies: The Right-Wing Propaganda Machine. His newest book, Man of the World, focuses on the post-presidency of Bill Clinton.
Come join us in the Rare Book Room as David Neiwert shares his thoughts on this disturbing facet to our country.
This event will be featured by CSPAN!
A note about admission:
Buy a $40 ticket (which includes a signed copy of Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump) or a $10 ticket to attend. $10 per purchase will be donated to Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.
Verso Books is proud to match The Strand’s contribution to the Southern Poverty Law Center.