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Book Tour Exclusive Lite Lunch // Lifting the Veil on Finance

November 29, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On Wednesday, November 29, CLS and Buxton Books present a business-focused mid-day program with authorities in financial journalism.

Three top journalists, Rob Copeland, Mary Childs, and Liz Hoffman, discuss some of the most powerful, influential, and mystifying figures in finance. Guests don’t need to be financial wizards to draw value and enjoy this conversation celebrating Copeland’s latest publication: The Fund. Panel material will be drawn from Child’s and Hoffman’s books as well, The Bond King and Crash Landing, respectively.

There are two pricing options:
Members – $55, General Admission – $65: includes a boxed lunch and Copeland’s latest publication, The Fund.
Members – $25, General Admission – $35: includes a boxed lunch.

To purchase, click here or call 843.723.9912 during Box Office Hours (11:00AM–4:00PM, Monday through Thursday).

About Rob Copeland:
Rob Copeland is a finance reporter for the New York Times. He was previously the longtime hedge-fund beat reporter at the Wall Street Journal, and has also covered Silicon Valley and the hidden worlds of the wealthy and powerful. His front-page investigations into Bridgewater Associates won a New York Press Club award; he was also awarded an honorable mention twice by the Society of American Business Writers (SABEW) and was named a News Media Alliance “Rising Star” (formerly Top 30 Under 30). He has appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” NPR and other major news networks.

About Mary Childs:
Mary Childs (she/her) is a co-host and correspondent for NPR’s Planet Moneypodcast. Previously she was a reporter at Barron’s magazine, the Financial Times,and Bloomberg News. She graduated from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, with a degree in business journalism.

About Liz Hoffman:
Liz Hoffman is the business and finance editor at Semafor. Previously, she was a senior reporter at The Wall Street Journal, where she covered financial markets, corporate dealmaking, and the machinations of Wall Street. A native of central Pennsylvania, Hoffman graduated from Tufts University and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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