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EVENTS
Jun 21 2013
Washington D.C. Reading
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm

7 p.m. @ Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 364-1919

Jun 24 2013
New York City Reading
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm

7 p.m. @ The Half King
505 W. 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 462-4300

Jul 09 2013
San Francisco Reading
Starts: 6:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm

6 p.m. @ WIRED
520 Third Street, Suite 305
San Francisco, CA 94107
Snacks by WIRED, beer by Crown
Books on sale from Green Apple

Jul 11 2013
Los Angeles Reading
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm

7 p.m. @ Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 659-3110

Jul 18 2013
Atlanta Reading
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm

7 p.m. @ the Jimmy Carter Library & Museum Theater
441 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia 30307
(404) 865-7100
Sponsored by the good people at A Cappella Books

Jul 19 2013
Savannah Reading & Screening
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm

7 p.m. @ The Book Lady Bookstore
6 E. Liberty Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 233-3628
A reading followed by a screening of the hilariously cheesy 1972 Charlton Heston film Skyjacked

Aug 02 2013
Mt. Gretna Writers Series
Starts: 10:00am
Ends: 11:00am

10 a.m. @ the Hall of Philosophy
State Highway 117 & Gettysburg Avenue
Mt. Gretna, PA 17064
Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chautauqua

Aug 11 2013
Portland Reading
Starts: 7:30pm
Ends: 8:30am

7:30 p.m. @ Ristretto Roasters
555 NE Couch St. (at 6th)
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 284-6767
Co-sponsored by the wonderful folks at Beef & Books, BookMob Portland, and the Media Institute for Social Change
More details here

Sep 09 2013
Cambridge (MA) Reading
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm

7 p.m. @ Porter Square Books
Porter Square Shopping Center
25 White Street
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 491-2220

Sep 10 2013
Portsmouth (NH) Reading
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm

7 p.m. @ RiverRun Bookstore
142 Fleet Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 431-2100

Sep 17 2013
Queens Reading
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm

7 p.m. @ Molly Blooms
43-13 Queens Blvd
Sunnyside, NY 11104
(718) 433-1916
My long-awaited hometown Skies event!

Nov 21 2013
New York Public Library
Starts: 6:30pm
Ends: 7:30pm

6:30 p.m. @ the NYPL’s Mid-Manhattan branch
455 Fifth Avenue (6th Floor)
New York, NY 10016
A multimedia spectacular at the NYPL

Nov 22 2013
BookCourt in Brooklyn
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm

7 p.m. @ BookCourt
163 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 875-3677
A conversation about terrorism with Gregory D. Johnsen; alcohol afterwards

NEWS
Dec 29 2013
NPR’s “All Things Considered”

September 21, 2017

In which I ruminate about the days of fine dining and frequent hijackings in American airspace.

Dec 28 2013
A Boston Globe Top Nonfiction Book of 2013

September 21, 2017

A book that hums with the revolutionary, paranoid energy of the era.”

Dec 20 2013
A New York Times Top 10 of 2013

September 21, 2017

A pure pop masterpiece…Reading this is like watching a Scorsese movie, or hearing the best song of summer squirt out of the radio.

Dec 20 2013
A San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book of 2013

September 21, 2017

Year-end praise from Western Airline 701’s second stop.

Dec 16 2013
A ThinkProgress “Year in Culture” Best Book

September 21, 2017

“A fascinating, sometimes funny, often very sad reminder of the short span of our historical memories.”

Dec 10 2013
A KQED Best Book of 2013

September 21, 2017

“History, writ large and small, has never been so engaging.”

Dec 08 2013
A NYTBR Notable Book of 2013

September 21, 2017

Finding deeper truths about the nature of extremism.

Nov 30 2013
A Slate Staff Pick for 2013

September 21, 2017

“A mesmerizing account…”

Aug 10 2013
MSNBC

September 21, 2017

An extremely rare chance to catch me wearing makeup and a tie.

Aug 10 2013
Winston-Salem Journal

September 21, 2017

“Captures well the terror and lunacy of those times.”

Aug 05 2013
Minnesota Public Radio

September 21, 2017

A corker of a segment on MPR’s “The Daily Circuit.”

Aug 03 2013
Book TV

September 21, 2017

C-SPAN’s coverage of my talk at the Jimmmy Carter Presidential Library in Atlanta.

Aug 02 2013
The National

September 21, 2017

A thoughtful rave from Abu Dhabi.

Jul 31 2013
WITF Smart Talk

September 21, 2017

An absorbing chat with a living legend of Pennsylvanian radio.

Jul 22 2013
The Agony Column

September 21, 2017

Loved recording this in-depth podcast at KQED in San Francisco.

Jul 17 2013
GQ (UK Edition)

September 21, 2017

The Skies gets picked as one of the summer’s most essential reads.

Jul 12 2013
The Washington Post

September 21, 2017

“A gripping portrait of a chaotic time.”

Jul 10 2013
BBC News

September 21, 2017

A tremendous little video segment about The Skies, complete with vintage footage and narration by yours truly.

Jul 10 2013
The Longform Podcast

September 21, 2017

In which I discuss storyboarding, screenplay writing, and Sunderland.