Mark Twain's America
This richly illustrated volume, with a lively narrative by Harry L. Katz and numerous excerpts from Twain’s own writings, makes it clear that Twain is as relevant today as he has ever been.
Christopher Columbus Book of Privileges
Housed within the Library of Congress is a rare collection of legal documents whose existence is little known, and yet whose contents radically changed the direction of America’s history.
The Forgotten Fifties: America's Decade from the Archives of Look Magazine
From the pages of Look, the magazine that defined the fifties, comes a photographic portrayal of the dynamic era that sparked a transformation in America’s political and cultural identity.
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Celebrating Books 2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 12pm
Books & Beyond program: Author James Conaway and picture editor Amy Pastan will discuss and sign their new book, The Forgotten Fifties. The event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 12pm
Books & Beyond program: Author Harry Katz will discuss and sign his new book, Mark Twain’s America. The event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:30pm
Author Harry Katz and editor Tom Wiener will discuss and sign their new book, Mark Twain’s America. The event is free and open to the public. Kramerbooks and Afterwords, Washington, DC.