Anand Giridharadas — The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy — with David Leonhardt - at Conn Ave

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Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 7:00pm

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An insider account of activists, politicians, educators, and everyday citizens working to change minds, bridge divisions, and fight for democracy—from disinformation fighters to a leader of Black Lives Matter to Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and more—by the best-selling author of Winners Take All and award-winning former New York Times columnist.

Anand Giridharadas is the author of the international best-seller Winners Take All, The True American, and India Calling. A former foreign correspondent and columnist for The New York Times for more than a decade, he has also written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Time, and is the publisher of the newsletter The.Ink. He is an on-air political analyst for MSNBC. He has received the Radcliffe Fellowship, the Porchlight Business Book of the Year Award, Harvard University’s Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award for Humanism in Culture, and the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Giridharadas will be joined in conversation with David Leonhardt, a senior writer for The New York Times. He writes The Morning, The Times’s flagship daily newsletter. He has worked at The Times since 1999 and has previously been an Op-Ed columnist, Washington bureau chief, co-host of The Argument podcast, founding editor of The Upshot section and a staff writer for The Times Magazine. In 2011, David received the Pulitzer Prize for commentary. He considers Politics & Prose his local bookstore.

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Non Fiction
The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy By Anand Giridharadas Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593318997
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Knopf - October 18th, 2022