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Mike Bond: America: A Novel
August 14 @ EST 1:00 pm - 1:40 pmFree
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Presented in partnership with the Livonia Public Library.
Mike Bond will be in conversation with Brad Van Auken.
The 1960s transformed America. After World War II, Korea, and the dreams of a healing nation, the ‘60s shook America to its foundation—the assassination of an idealistic young president, a tragic and unpopular war, the battle for civil rights, a cosmic clash of riots and burning cities, and an explosion of sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll. The ‘60s are brought to vivid life in Mike Bond’s new epic. America (Big City Press) is the first in his seven-volume historical novel series capturing the transformations and heartbreaks of the last 70 years.
“The master of the existential thriller.” – BBC
Mike Bond is the author of nine critically acclaimed best-selling novels, an award-winning poet, ecologist, and journalist. He has covered wars, revolutions, terrorism, military dictatorships and death squads in the Middle East, Latin America, Asia and Africa, and environmental crises worldwide. His novels take the reader into intense experiences in the world’s most perilous places, making “readers sweat with [their] relentless pace.” (Kirkus), “working that fatalistic margin where life and death are one and the existential reality leaves one caring only to survive.” (Sunday Oregonian) https://mikebondbooks.com
Brad VanAuken is president and founder of BrandForward, Inc., a brand strategy consultancy with clients throughout the world. Recognized as a leading expert on brand management and marketing, he is a much sought-after speaker and writer who has been interviewed by ADWEEK, CNN, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fox News, HLN, Investor’s Business Daily, NPR and The Bloomberg Money Show. He wrote Brand Aid, used by many business schools to teach brand management, and is the author of the blog ww.BrandingStrategySource.com. He serves on Writers & Books’ board of directors.
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