Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum presents :The 11th Annual ROOSEVELT READING FESTIVAL


The 11th Annual 
with fourteen authors of 
recently published books including
acclaimed author of 
June 21, 2014
HYDE PARK, NY — On Saturday, June 21, 2014, from 9:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host the eleventh annual Roosevelt Reading Festival. The day-long program will highlight the recently published work of fourteen authors — including JAMES TOBIN, author of THE MAN HE BECAME: HOW FDR DEFIED POLIO TO WIN THE PRESIDENCY. The Reading Festival will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library. This is a free public event.
This year’s Roosevelt Reading Festival authors include:
Baime, A. J.
The Arsenal of Democracy:
FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014
Bradley, Mark A.
A Very Principled Boy:
The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior
Basic Books, 2014
Carrozza, Anthony R.
William D. Pawley: The Extraordinary Life of the Adventurer,
Entrepreneur, and Diplomat Who Cofounded the Flying Tigers
Potomac Books Inc., 2012
Cross, David P.
Chasing History:
One Man’s Road Trip through the Presidential Libraries
Stone and Patrick Publishers, 2014
Golay, Michael
America 1933: The Great Depression,
Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Shaping of the New Deal
Free Press, 2013
Griffin, Farah Jasmine
Harlem Nocturne:
Women Artists and Progressive Politics During World War II
Basic Civitas Books, 2013
Kaiser, David
No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War
Basic Books, 2014
Kasson, John F.
The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression:
Shirley Temple and 1930s America
W. W. Norton & Company, 2014
Katznelson, Ira
Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time
Liveright, 2013
Kaye, Harvey J.
The Fight for the Four Freedoms:
What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great
Simon & Schuster, 2014
McMillan, Dan
How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust
Basic Books, 2014
Prince, Cathryn J.
Death in the Baltic: The World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff
Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
Shlaes, Amity
The Forgotten Man Graphic Edition: A New History of the Great Depression
Harper Perennial, 2014
Special Afternoon Presentation:
Tobin, James
The Man He Became:
How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency
Simon & Schuster, 2013


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