A Reading and Conversation with Robert A. Gross

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A Reading and Conversation with Robert A. Gross

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Prairie Lights Bookstore

Please join us for a reading and conversation with Robert A. Gross to celebrate the release of his book The Transcendentalists and Their World. 

Masks will be required for this in-person event.

“Gross has delivered a second harvest of his career-long work. It is a measured, beautiful volume that brings warm life, accuracy, and complexity to local history, swooping between the bird’s-eye view and the tracery of many individual destinies . . . Absorbing . . . Illuminating.” – Mark Greif, The Atlantic

Robert A. Gross is the James L. and Shirley A. Draper Professor of Early American History Emeritus at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of The Minutemen and Their World (1976), which won the Bancroft Prize, and of Books and Libraries in Thoreau’s Concord (1988); with Mary Kelley, he is the coeditor of An Extensive Republic: Print, Culture, and Society in the New Nation, 1790–1840 (2010). A former assistant editor of Newsweek, he has written for such periodicals as EsquireHarper’s MagazineThe Boston Globe, and The New York Times, and his essays have appeared in The American ScholarThe New England QuarterlyRaritan, and The Yale Review. His most recent book is The Transcendentalists and Their World (2021)


March 31
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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