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Behold, America: America First and the American Dream
Aug
28
11:00 AM11:00

Behold, America: America First and the American Dream

  • Lighthouse - Edinburgh's Radical Bookshop (map)
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The 'American Dream' and 'America First' are two of the most loaded phrases in America today, and also two of the most misunderstood. Celebrated critic and professor of American Literature, Sarah Churchwell tackles the thorny topic of American identity in her enthralling new book Behold, America. Churchwell joins us to explore US political history and reveal a nation in a state of constant war with itself.

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Lake Success: Roadtrip Through Trump’s America
Aug
26
6:30 PM18:30

Lake Success: Roadtrip Through Trump’s America

After a very public meltdown, Barry Cohen flees his life in New York for Texas in the pursuit of happiness and a second chance at love. Witty, irreverent and full of heart, Gary Shteyngart’s new novel Lake Success is a riotous, illuminating romp through Trump’s USA on a Greyhound Bus.

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Luke Harding of Russia & the White House
Aug
13
1:00 PM13:00

Luke Harding of Russia & the White House

Russia is reshaping the world order to its advantage: this should trouble us all. Award-winning journalist Luke Harding discusses the true nature of Trump's decades-long relationship with Russia. In Collusion Harding tells an astonishing story of offshore money, sketchy real-estate deals, mobsters, money laundering, hacking and Kremlin espionage.

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