Compass

Events & Appearances

UPCOMING EVENTS

SYRACUSE, NY | Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 7:30PM
Talk | Q&A | Signing
Onondaga Library Lecture Series
John H. Mulroy Civic Center
421 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, New York
NOTE: This event is sponsored by The Friends of the Central Library. Contact the FOCL office regarding season tickets. 315-435-1832. For more info click HERE.

NANTUCKET, MA | Thursday, October 26, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Nantucket Dreamland “Page to Stage”
An Evening with Laurie Halse Anderson in Conversation with Nathaniel Philbrick
17 S Water Street
Nantucket, MA
NOTE: This event is open to the public, but seating is limited. Tickets are $25 and are available by clicking HERE. Proceeds will benefit the Dreamland’s Children’s Theatre program and the Nantucket Book Foundation’s year-round work with our island’s students. For more info click HERE.

WILLIMANTIC, CT | Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 12:00pm
Awards Ceremony
New England Historical Association Annual Conference
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT
NOTE: Nat will be receiving the James P. Hanlan Book Award for Valiant Ambition

CHICAGO, IL | Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 10:00AM
Talk | Q&A | Signing
Newberry Library
Ruggles Hall
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL
NOTE: This event is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored with the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Illinois in partnership with the University of Illinois History Department. Registration in advance required. For more info and to register, click HERE.

CAPE COD, MA | Saturday, January 13, 2018 |
Presentation | Q&A | Book Signing
Marston Mills Public Library
Liberty Hall
2150 Main Street
Marstons Mills, MA

PHILADELPHIA, PA | Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | 6:30pm
Lecture | Q&A | Book Signing
“Read the Revolution” Speaker Series
Museum of the American Revolution
101 South Third Street
Philadelphia, PA
NOTE: For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE.

NEW ORLEANS, LA | Saturday, February 17, 2018 |
11th Maritime Heritage Conference
Keynote Speaker
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA

RALEIGH, NC | Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 7:00pm
Discussion | Q&A | Book Signing
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC

CAMBRIDGE, MA | Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | 7:00 PM
Talk / Q&A / Signing
HARVARD COOP
1400 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA

ANNAPOLIS, MD | Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 7:00 PM
Talk/ Q&A/ Signing
BARNES & NOBLE #2866
2516 Solomons Island Rd
Annapolis, MD

WASHINGTON, DC | Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 7:00 PM
Talk / Q&A / Signing
POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE
5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC

PITTSBURGH, PA | Friday, March 9, 2018 | 7:00 PM
Talk / Q&A / Signing
PENGUIN BOOKSHOP
417 Beaver Street
Sewickley, PA

STAMFORD, CT | Sunday, March 11, 2018| 5:00 PM
Talk / Q&A / Signing
STAMFORD YACHT CLUB
97 Ocean Drive W.
Stamford, CT
NOTE: Co-hosted and with book sales courtesy of Barrett Bookstore

MYSTIC, CT | Monday, March 12, 2018 | 6:00 PM
Talk / Q&A / Signing
MYSTIC CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
43 E Main St.
Mystic, CT
NOTE: Co-hosted and with book sales courtesy of Bank Square Books

KATONAH NY | Tuesday, March 13, 2018 | 7:00 PM
Talk/Q&A/Signing/Reception — Valiant Ambition
JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD
400 Jay Street
Katonah, NY
NOTE: This is a ticketed event. Open to the public. $20 for members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $25 for non-members; free for students (limited availability)

CHARLESTOWN MA | Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | Time TBD
Talk/Q&A/Signing — Ben’s Revolution
BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY CHARLESTOWN BRANCH
179 Main Street
Charlestown MA
NOTE: Private event. Not open to the Public

COHASSET, MA | Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 6:30 PM
Talk / Q&A / Signing
PAUL PRATT MEMORIAL LIBRARY
In Partnership with Buttonwood Books and Toys of Cohasset
35 Ripley Road
Cohasset, MA
NOTE: This is a ticketed event with the book included in the ticket price

WILLIAMSBURG, VA | Saturday, March 24, 2018 |
Discussion | Q&A | Book Signing
7th Annual Conference on the American Revolution
Colonial Williamsburg Woodlands Conference Center
159 Visitor Center Drive
Williamsburg, VA

HYANNIS, MA | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | 7:00 PM
Talk/ Q&A / signing
TITCOMB @ CAPE COD MARITIME MUSEUM
135 South St.
Hyannis, MA
NOTE: This is a ticketed event with the book included in the ticket price

NANTUCKET, MA | Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17, 2018 | Times TBD
NANTUCKET BOOK FESTIVAL
Nantucket, MA

KENNEBUNKPORT, ME | Thursday, June 28, 2018 | 5:30pm
Reception | Presentation | Q&A | Book Signing
KENNEBUNK RIVER CLUB
116 Ocean Ave
Kennebunkport, ME
NOTE: This event is sponsored by the Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library of Kennebunkport and is hosted by Trustees and Friends of the Graves Library.

EDGARTOWN, MA | Tuesday, July 10, 2018 | 12:00 PM
Talk / Q&A / Lunch / Signing
EDGARTOWN YACHT CLUB
1 Dock Street
Edgartown, MA
NOTE: Private (members only) event. Book sales courtesy of Bunch of Grapes.

NANTUCKET, MA | Thursday, July 26, 2018 | Time TBD
Talk / Q&A / Signing
EGAN MARITIME INSTITUTE
5 Bayberry Court
Nantucket, MA

 

PAST EVENTS

CUTTYHUNK ISLAND, MA | Friday, September 29, 2017 | 7:30pm
Cuttyhunk Island Artist and Writers Residency Program
The Cuttyhunk Church
75 Tower Hill Road
Cuttyhunk Island
Gosnold, MA
NOTE: For more information, click HERE.

CHESTERTOWN, MD | Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | 5:30pm
Book Signing | In Conversation with Adam Goodheart | Reception
Washington College
Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts
300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown, MD
NOTE: Hosted by the Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, this event is free and open to the public. For more information click HERE.

WASHINGTON, DC | Saturday, September 2, 2017 | 1:00-3:00PM
National Book Festival
Presentation—Children’s Purple Stage, 1:00 pm – 1:25 pm
Book Signing—2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC
NOTE: For more information, click HERE.

SANDWICH, MA | Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 7:00PM
Talk | Q&A | Signing
The Sandwich Town Hall
130 Main Street
Sandwich, MA
NOTE: Tickets are $5.00 and will go on sale June 1, 2017. Book sales courtesy of Titcomb’s Bookshop. For more info click HERE.

PLYMOUTH, MA | Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | 7PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Pilgrim Hall Museum
75 Court Street
Plymouth, MA
NOTE: Lecture sponsored by Brabo Benefits. Light refreshments will be served.

NORWICH, CT | Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 6:30PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
First Congregational Church
81 E. Town St.
Norwich, CT
NOTE: Books sold by Bank Square Books in Mystic, CT. For details click HERE.

MANCHESTER, VT | Friday, May 19, 2017 | 7PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Northshire Bookstore
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT
NOTE: For more information, click HERE.

PITTSBURGH, PA | Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 6:30PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Penguin Bookshop
417 Beaver Street
Sewickley, PA
NOTE: This is a ticketed event. A paperback copy of Valiant Ambition, purchased from the Penguin Bookshop, serves as your ticket for entry $19.26. If you can’t make the event, call and reserve a signed/personalized copy. For info, click HERE.

KNOXVILLE, TN | Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | 7PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Hosted by Friends of the Knox County Public Library & Union Ave Books
East Tennessee History Center
601 S Gay St
Knoxville, TN
NOTE: The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Online advance registration is encouraged. Donations welcome at the event to enable Friends and its partners to support future author appearances in Knoxville. For more information, click HERE.

DALLAS, TX | Monday, May 15, 2017 | 7:30PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
In conversation with historian Holger Hoock, author of In Scars of Independence
Dallas Art Museum
Horchow Auditorium
1717 North Harwood
Dallas, TX
NOTE: Tickets are $40 for the public, $30 for members, $20 for students & educators. For more info and to purchase tickets, click HERE.

ATLANTA, GA | Saturday, May 13, 2017 | 2PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA
NOTE: Admission is $10 for public, $5 for members. For more information, call (404) 814-4150 or click HERE.

CHAPEL HILL, NC | Friday, May 12, 2017 | 6PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Flyleaf Books
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC
NOTE: For more info, click HERE.

HUNTINGTON, NY | Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 7PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Book Revue
313 New York Avenue
Huntington, NY
NOTE: For more info, click HERE.

NEW YORK, NY | Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 6:30PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
The Robert H. Smith Auditorium
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY
NOTE: Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. For more info and to purchase tickets, call (212) 485-9268 or click HERE.

CAMBRIDGE, MA | Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 7PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
The Harvard Coop Bookstore
1400 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA
NOTE: This event is free and open to the public. For more information, click HERE.

HATTIESBURG, MS | Thursday, March 23, 2017 | 7:00PM
Keynote: “Wendell Minor’s America” / Q&A / Book Signing
Oddfellows Gallery
119 E Front Street
Hattiesburg, MS
NOTE: This event is sponsored by The University of Southern Mississippi and The de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection. For more information, click HERE.

KINGSTON, MA | Thursday, March 9, 2017 | 7:00 – 9:00PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Presentation: Jenny McLauthen Award for Lifelong Learning
Kingston Council on Aging
30 Evergreen Street
Kingston, MA
NOTE: Call (781) 585-0511 for reservations. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

PROVIDENCE, RI | Thursday, March 2, 2017 | 7:00pm
Harris Literary Collection Award
Salomon Center for Teaching
DeCiccio Family Auditorium
College Green
Brown University
75 Waterman Street
Providence, RI

BOCA GRANDE, FL | Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | 4:30PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
History & Heritage Lecture Series
A Discussion of Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Friends of Boca Grande Community Center
131 First Street West
Boca Grande, FL
NOTE: For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE.

HILLSDALE, MI | Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | 8:00PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
The American West Conference
Lecture: “Custer and Sitting Bull: Parallel Lives”
A Discussion of The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Hillsdale College
Searle Center
315 N West Street
Hillsdale, MI
NOTE: For more information, click HERE

GREENWICH, CT | Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | 7:00PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Distinguished Authors Series
A Discussion of Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Greenwich Library
Cole Auditorium
101 West Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT
NOTE: For details, click HERE.

RICHMOND, VA | Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 5:30PM
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing
Harvie Wilkinson, Jr. Lecture
A Discussion of Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Virginia Historical Society
Robins Family Forum
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA
NOTE: A light reception and book signing will take place following the lecture. Reservations are required. Seating is limited. No tickets will be mailed.  A master guest list will be at the door. To purchase tickets, click HERE.

WASHINGTON, DC | Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Book Signing / Refreshments
A Discussion of Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Anderson House
The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
2118 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC
NOTE: Books will be available for purchase at the event. For details, click HERE.