Past Event

An Evening with Thomas Frank

Join us this evening to hear Thomas Frank (author of the bestselling What’s the Matter With Kansas?) discuss his new book, The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule, which examines the blundering and corrupt Washington of today.

Casting back to the early days of the conservative revolution, Frank describes the rise of a ruling coalition dedicated to dismantling government. He argues that Washington itself has been remade into a golden landscape of super-wealthy suburbs and gleaming lobbyist headquarters.

Free and open to the public. For more information, call (773) 752-4381.

Thomas Frank is the author of What’s the Matter with Kansas? and One Market Under God. The founding editor of The Baffler and a contributing editor at Harper’s, he is also The Wall Street Journal‘s newest weekly columnist. He has received a Lannan Award and been a guest columnist for The New York Times. Frank lives in Washington, D.C.

This program is co-sponsored by the Experimental Station; The Public Square, a program of the Illinois Humanities Council; and the Seminary Co-op Bookstore.

For more information, call (773) 752-4381.