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November 15, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Time Details:
12:00 PM - Ticketed lunch reception
1:00 PM - FREE Behind the Book event

2nd Floor of the NRH Library

9015 Grand Avenue
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Free; ticketed reception $40.00
A headshot of author SC Gwynne with his book His Majesty's Airship
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Behind the Book: Texas Edition with S.C. Gwynne

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

To kick off the new Behind the Book: Texas Edition series, join us in welcoming bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Empire of the Summer Moon, S.C. Gwynne!

The cover of His Majesty's Airship featuring the British rigid airship R101His Majesty's AirshipMr. Gwynne's latest book, is the tragic story of the British airship R101—which went down in a spectacular hydrogen-fueled fireball in 1930, killing more people than died in the Hindenburg disaster seven years later and has been largely forgotten.

About the Author

S.C. Gwynne is the author of His Majesty’s Airship, Hymns of the Republic, and the New York Times bestsellers Rebel Yell and Empire of the Summer Moon, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He spent most of his career as a journalist, including stints with Time as bureau chief, national correspondent, and senior editor, and with Texas Monthly as executive editor. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife.

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