T.J. Stiles and Kevin Baker: The First Tycoon

Co-presented by the Museum and the NYPL Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers

T.J. Stiles and Kevin Baker: The First Tycoon

Thursday, April 30, 2009 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Event Location:
New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street
South Court Auditorium
New York, New York 10018
212-930-9213 or csw@nypl.org

T. J. Stiles talks about his compelling new biography, The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, with novelist Kevin Baker.

Stiles is the author of Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War. He worked on The First Tycoon while he was a Cullman Center Fellow, in 2004. Kevin Baker's acclaimed novels include the New York, City of Fire trilogy: Dreamland, Paradise Alley, and, most recently, Striver's Row.


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