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Speaker Series: David O. Stewart

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


The Library Society is happy to welcome the return of history & historical fiction writer, David O. Stewart for a topical & unique Zoom lecture. Stewart will focus on his historical mystery novels in this digital format event. In particular he will discuss the The Paris Deception which centers itself and its protagonists around the 1919 Paris Peace Conference and the 1919 Pandemic. Through this lecture we will learn about our nation’s and the world’s response to one of the last major pandemics. Topical and interesting, with a good measure of mystery, this event will certainly entertain all.

This event is free and open to the public, but requires an RSVP. To RSVP, fill out the form at the bottom of this page! All responders will receive the Zoom link and password on the day of the event to the email they provide.

After many years as a trial and appellate lawyer, David O. Stewart became a bestselling writer of history and historical fiction.  His histories have explored the writing of the Constitution, the gifts of James Madison, the outrageous western expedition and treason trial of the mysterious Aaron Burr, and the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.  His histories have won the Washington Writing Award for best book of the year, the History Prize of the Society of the Cincinnati, and the William H. Prescott Award of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America.

His first novel, The Lincoln Deception, about the John Wilkes Booth Conspiracy, was called the best historical novel of 2013 by Bloomberg View.   Sequels include The Paris Deception, set at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919, and The Babe Ruth Deception, which follows the Babe’s first two years with the Yankees.


October 22
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


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