Latest News

WorldQuest

Experience Italy Like Never Before  

Leisurely bike from the verdant hills of the Tuscan countryside to the crystalline waters of the Silver Coast, stoppping along the way to take in the picturesque landscape of Italy and for a glass of wine with Council friends. Learn More »

News-UAE

United Arab Emirates Spring 2019 Educator Study Tour

The Council and the Embassy of the UAE in Washington, DC will collaborate for a third educator study tour March 8-17, 2019 to develop an educational program to bring context to the American classroom.  Learn More » 

Events
Calendar View List View Printer-Friendly Version Print View Export as iCalendar
Event Details
Democracy, Rebellion and Revolution
Ben Fountain - PEN/Hemingway Award-winning Author

Monday, October 1, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Event Details

7:00 PM Program & Book Signing
Interabang Books

In his page-turning fiction and nonfiction, New York Times bestselling author Ben Fountain reveals the absurd, disturbing and sometimes sinister undercurrents that bubble just below the surface of “normal” life. His first collection of short stories—Brief Encounters with Che Guevara—dazzled critics and earned the prestigious PEN/Hemingway Award and Barnes & Noble Discover Award for Fiction. His first published novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, not only won the National Book Critics’ Circle Award, it inspired three-time Oscar-winning director Ang Lee to bring Fountain’s “inquiry into an era where America seems to have lost its mind” to the big screen.

Now Fountain hones in on the ultimate “truth is stranger than fiction” tale—the surreal dynamics surrounding the 2016 presidential election in Beautiful Country Burn Again: Democracy, Rebellion, and Revolution. Through a collection of essays written while covering the campaign for The Guardian, Fountain explains why “Trump was the logical culmination of a certain strain of American politics and culture and psyche.”

Don’t miss this provocative Council program with long-time Dallas resident Ben Fountain.

Presented in Partnership with

Location: Interabang Books
10720 Preston Road, Ste 1009B
Dallas, TX 75230
(Map)
Fees: Complimentary
Calendar: Council Events
More Information
  Add this single event to my Outlook(TM) Calendar  Add this single event to my Google(TM) Calendar  Add this single event to my Yahoo!(R) Calendar

Strategic Partners

Home

Member of the

Contact Us

325 N. Saint Paul Street, Suite 4200
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: (214) 965-8400
Fax: (214) 965-8419