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Paris in the Present Tense: A discussion with acclaimed novelist Mark Helprin
November 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes Mark Helprin for a discussion of his new novel, Paris in the Present Tense, and the current state of U.S. foreign and defense policy.
Mark Helprin is a novelist and commentator, and the author of the acclaimed Winter’s Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, In Sunlight and In Shadow, and many other novels and stories. Of Winter’s Tale, critic Benjamin De Mott wrote in the New York Times, “I find myself nervous, to a degree I don’t recall in my past as a reviewer, about failing the work,…