Evy Lipp People of the Book Cultural Event

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

 

 

 

 

Ron Suskind

Evy Lipp People of the Book announces:

 

Ron Suskind

 

Save the date:  Wednesday, February 7, 2018

 

Ron Suskind is an American journalist and author. He was the senior national affairs writer for The Wall Street Journal from 1993 to 2000, where he won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing four articles that became the starting point for his first book, A Hope in the Unseen. His other books include The Price of LoyaltyThe One Percent DoctrineThe Way of the WorldConfidence Men, and his memoir Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism. Suskind has written about the George W. Bush Administration, the Barack Obama Administration, and related issues of the United States' use of power.

 

Life, Animated is based on journalist Ron Suskind's 2014 book Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism, which tells the story of his son, Owen Suskind who struggled with autism and learned how to communicate with the outside world through his love of Disney films.[2]

 

Upon its release the film received rave reviews from critics and won numerous awards including National Board of Review award for Best Documentary and the Sundance Film Festival award for Best Direction, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature category at the 89th Academy Awards,

 

 

 

 

 

Do you want to be a patron for this event?

If so, please contact

Renee’ at rbialek@jewishnaples.org

 

 

Registration begins Wednesday, November 1 

 

In order to purchase an $18 ticket for this event, you must be
a member of the Jewish Federation of Collier County.
According to the bylaws of the JFCC, members are those
individuals who make an annual gift of $36 per person or more
to the Annual Federation Campaign in our community.​

 

 

Previous People of the Book Speakers

In the past, our speakers have included: Scott Turow, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, Bernd Wollschlaeger, MD, Bruce Feiler, Dr. Daniel Gordis, Ted Koppel, Rabbi Harold Kushner (twice), Bob Simon, Alan Dershowitz, Jeffrey Toobin, Dennis Prager, and Anita Diamant.

Scott Turow, 2017