Nathaniel Philbrick to Read at Rowan University
Award-winning author Nathaniel Philbrick will be the featured speaker of the President’s Lecture Series this month at Rowan University. Winner of the National Book Award for nonfiction and a finalist for both the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in history and the Los Angeles Times Book Award, Philbrick is a celebrated nonfiction writer whose work has topped the New York Times Bestseller List and earned him a place as one of America’s most popular writers of historical narrative. His work includes The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn (2010), Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War (2006), Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition (2003), and In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (2000).
Wednesday, March 23 at 11 a.m.
Chamberlain Student Center, Rowan University
The reading is free and open to the public, followed by a book signing. For more information, visit www.rowan.edu or call (856) 256-4240.