I offer these literature and poetry readings in either public spaces or the privacy of your home. Each reading is designed to last approximately 50 minutes followed by a 10-minute Q & A.
Presidential Leadership: Readings from Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin (2018)
The Leadership of President Dwight D. Eisenhower: Readings from How Ike Led by Susan Eisenhower (2020)
The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Readings from Lincoln by David Herbert Donald (Pulitzer Prize winner) (1995)
The Life of Frederick Douglass: Readings from Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom(Pulitzer Prize) by David Blight (2018)
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation (Pulitzer Prize) by Joseph J. Ellis (2001)
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American Westby Stephen Ambrose (1996)
The Life and Works of Zora Neale Hurston, writer from the Harlem Renaissance
The Glitter and the Gold, Memoir of Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan
Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? by Martin Luther King, Jr. (his final book, 1968)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
The Last of the Mohicans by James F. Cooper
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Source by James Michener
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Dragons of Eden by Carl Sagan
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
The Republic by Plato
The Odyssey by Homer
The Aeneid by Virgil
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
The Prince by Machiavelli
The Poems of Robert Frost
The Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Monday to Friday 5 pm: $250 for the first hour; $150 for a second hour.
Friday 5 pm to Saturday 5 pm: $350 for the first hour; $250 for a second hour.
Saturday evening: $500 for the first hour; $250 for a second hour.
(Transpo fee to be added if location is beyond Newport County.)