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The Mark Twain House & Museum, Talk
February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
John Hendrickson, senior editor at The Atlantic, takes us on a personal journey of the personal dynamics, professional challenges, and complex issues stutterers like him face daily. An account of perseverance, Life on Delay is a narrative about not giving up, and a glimpse into the process of making peace with our past and present selves. John will be joined by Clint Smith, fellow author and colleague at The Atlantic, who described Life On Delay as a book brimming “with empathy and honesty…It moved me in ways that I haven’t experienced before. It’s fantastic.”
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Copies of Life on Delay are available for purchase through the Mark Twain Store; proceeds benefit The Mark Twain House & Museum. Books will be shipped after the event. We regret that we are NOT able to ship books outside the United States as it is cost-prohibitive to do so.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
John Hendrickson is a senior editor at The Atlantic. He previously wrote and edited for Rolling Stone, Esquire, and The Denver Post. His Atlantic feature “What Joe Biden Can’t Bring Himself to Say” was named one of the best stories of 2019 by Longform. He lives in New York City with his wife.
ABOUT THE MODERATOR:
Clint Smith is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of the narrative nonfiction book, How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America, which was a #1 New York Times Bestseller, and the poetry collection Counting Descent, which won the 2017 Literary Award for Best Poetry Book from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and was a finalist for an NAACP Image Award.