John Jay Homestead Lecture Series: Booth
October 11, 2022
Reception at 6:30pm, Lecture at 7pm
Tickets: $25, All Seats General Admission
Friends of John Jay Homestead present Karen Joy Fowler and Philip Kunhardt III in conversation about Fowler’s novel Booth as part of its revered Lecture Series, this season at Bedford Playhouse. Booth, just long-listed for the 2022 Booker Prize, presents Lincoln’s assassin through his famous and chaotic family in our most tumultuous and violent era. The Friends are proud to present Fowler in conversation with Philip Kunhardt, who has devoted his own career to the teaching of biography, and especially the study of Lincoln, through film, documents and objects, as well as non-fiction narrative. Reception and check in begin at 6:30pm, lecture at 7:00pm, and book signing to follow.