Hudson Library (May 2024)


At the library

In-person: Law professor Barbara McQuade, author of “Attack from Within: How Disinformation is Sabotaging America,” Wednesday, May 1, 6:30 p.m. The book shows readers how to identify the ways disinformation is seeping into all facets of our society and how to fight against it.

Virtual: Pulitzer Prize finalist Tommy Tomlinson, author of “Dogland: Passion, Glory, and Lots of Slobber at the Westminster Dog Show,” Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m. A probe into a deeper understanding of the relationship between dogs and humans.

In-person: Bestselling author Erik Larson, author of “The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War,” Tuesday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. His book brings to life the pivotal five months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the start of the Civil War.

In-person: Bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini, author of “The Museum of Lost Quilts: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel,” Thursday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. Series of novels about a fascinating craft.

Virtual: Author Bridget Quinn, author of “Portrait of a Woman: Art, Rivalry, and Revolution in the Life of Adélaïde Labille-Guiard,” on Wednesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. The story of Adélaïde Labille-Guiarg, a long-ignored artist and feminist of eighteenth-century France.

In-person: Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, author of “Phantom Orbit: A Thriller,” on Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m.  His book addresses our moment of renewed interest in space exploration amid geopolitical tumult. 

In-person: Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation CEO Edward F. O’Keefe, author of “The Loves of Theodore Roosevelt: The Women Who Created the President,” on Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. Reveals how an icon of rugged American masculinity was profoundly shaped by the women in his life, especially his mother, sisters and wives.

Virtual: Bestselling author Eric Jay Dolin, author of “Left for Dead: Shipwreck, Treachery, and Survival at the Edge of the World,” on Thursday, May 23, at 7 p.m. The true story of five castaways abandoned on the Falkland Islands during the War of 1812.

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