You are invited to a special event with author Adam Hochschild to celebrate the release of his new book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.
Introduction by Edward Wasserman, Dean
Moderated by Lecturer Deirdre English, Director of the Clay Felker Magazine Center
Adam Hochschild is a lecturer at the Graduate School of Journalism and celebrated author of acclaimed books of political history. He has written eight books, including King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa (a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award) and the New York Times bestseller To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918, a seminal narrative about the Great War that was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His 2005 book, Bury the Chains won the L.A. Times Book Prize. For the body of his work he has received a Lannan Literary Award, the Theodore Roosevelt-Woodrow Wilson Award of the American Historical Association, and a 2012 Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His books have been translated into fourteen languages.
In addition to his books, Hochschild has written for The New Yorker, Harper’s, the New York Review of Books, Granta, the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic, and many other newspapers and magazines.
Deirdre English is the director of the Clay Felker Magazine Center and lecturer at the Graduate School of Journalism. She has written and edited work on a wide array of subjects related to investigative reporting, cultural politics, gender studies, and public policy and has appeared on public radio and television. She is a former editor-in-chief of Mother Jones magazine.