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Community Read Kick-Off Event with Gene Weingarten

February 15 :7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

One Day Community Read Kickoff
with Author Gene Weingarten

Tuesday, February 15
7:00 – 8:30 pm
via Zoom

Gene Weingarten, author of this year’s Community Read selection One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America is a Washington Post journalist. He writes long-form stories as well as Below the Beltway, a weekly syndicated humor column. His previous books include I’m With Stupid: One Man. One Woman. 10,000 Years of Misunderstanding Between the Sexes Cleared Right Up (with Gina Barreca); The Hypochondriac’s Guide to Life. And Death; Old Dogs: Are the Best Dogs; and The Fiddler in the Subway, a collection of his best-known work. Weingarten is the only two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing, for examining the phenomenon of parents who accidentally leave their children to die in hot cars, and for an experiment in which he arranged for famed violinist Joshua Bell to busk incognito outside a Metro station in Washington, to see if anyone would notice. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Join us for this Community Read Kickoff Event, where we’ll be in discussion with the author about the research and writing process that went into making One Day.

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February 15
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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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