Early Bird Incentive: First 25 Pace Students Arriving at Lecture/Book Signing Get Free Copy of TOO BIG TO FAIL, Courtesy of Co-Sponsor Barnes & Noble
Media Advisory – Wednesday, Dec 2, 6 PM – Pace University, NYC
Andrew Ross Sorkin, Award-Winning New York Times Reporter and Author of “TOO BIG TO FAIL: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System – and Themselves”
Event is Free and Open to the Public
“… Sorkin has pulled off a rare feat. He has turned more than 500 hours of interviews and documentary evidence ranging from e-mails to call logs into an engrossing fly-on-the-wall account of one of the most tumultuous years in U.S. history.” – James Pressley, Bloomberg News
“Everybody that I know who were players in this book that I’ve had a chance to talk to say one thing – he’s got the story” — Charlie Rose, PBS Talk Show Host, October 19, 2009 interview
Who: Andrew Ross Sorkin is the award-winning chief mergers and acquisitions reporter, a columnist and assistant editor of business and finance news at The New York Times. He is also the editor and founder of DealBook (nytimes.com/dealbook), an online daily financial report. Sorkin has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, Charlie Rose, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and Talk of the Nation and is a frequent guest host of Squawk Box. Sorkin has won a Gerald Loeb Award, the highest honor in business journalism, and a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award. In 2007, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader. In 2008, Vanity Fair named Sorkin to its “Next Establishment” list. Sorkin began writing for The New York Times in 1995 under unusual circumstances: he hadn’t yet graduated from high school.
What: Behind-the-Scenes Talk with Book Signing for Sorkin’s newest book, TOO BIG TO FAIL, a real-life, behind-the-scenes thriller of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami. From inside the corner office at Lehman Brothers to secret meetings in South Korea, and the corridors of Washington, Too Big to Fail is the definitive story of the most powerful men and women in finance and politics grappling with success and failure, ego and greed, and, ultimately, the fate of the world’s economy.
When: Wednesday, December 2, 6-8 pm
Where: Pace University (east of City Hall), Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street entrance. Directions: http://www.pace.edu/pace/about-us/all-about-pace/directions-to-all-campuses/new-york-city-campus/
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