Thursday, April 30, 2009 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street
South Court Auditorium
New York, New York 10018
212-930-9213 or firstname.lastname@example.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.