Kristof and WuDunn to Discuss TIGHTROPE at Virtual Wordplay Book Festival via Zoom (5/5)

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Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, authors of TIGHTROPE: American’s Reaching for Hope (Knopf), will discuss their new book at the virtual Wordplay Book Festival via Zoom, on Tuesday, May 5 at 4:00pm (ET).

In TIGHTROPE, the Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of the acclaimed, bestselling Half the Sky now issue a plea – deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans – to address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure.

Nicholas D. Kristof has coauthored several books with his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, including A Path Appears and Half the Sky. Together they were awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1990 for their coverage of China. They also received the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Lifetime Achievement in 2009. Now an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, Kristof was previously bureau chief in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tokyo. He won his second Pulitzer in 2006 for his columns on Darfur.

Sheryl WuDunn has coauthored several books with her husband, Nicholas D. Kristof, including Half the Sky and A Path Appears. Together they were awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1990 for their coverage of China. They also received the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Lifetime Achievement in 2009. WuDunn worked at the New York Times as a business editor and foreign correspondent in Tokyo and Beijing. She now works in banking.

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Posted: May 3, 2020