FINAL REMINDER - Bette’s ‘Speakeasy’ Registration with Jeff Sharlet <3
Reminder to register for today’s ‘Speakeasy’ zoom forum with author/professor/brave poet Jeff Sharlet, as we discuss his latest book, ‘The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War-Sunday, June 4 pm PT
***Speakeasy registration link found at bottom of post below the paywall. Please register today before 4 pm PT. If you’re not yet a member, there is still time to receive a 25% discount for the first year xo***
In preparation for our ‘Speakeasy’ with brave poet Jeff Sharlet today, please peruse my latest post where I offer some of his insights from his book, ‘The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War’. And please support his writing by buying his book here, if you haven’t already.. The Kindle version is under ten bucks and you can cram-read like I do before interviewing my guests lol.
Paid members will find the registration link below the paywall. If you are not yet a member and would like to join us for our ‘Speakeasy’ zoom forums and weekly happy hours, as well as access all content (which is all paywalled after two weeks), please do consider becoming a member. Here is a link to a 25% discount off an annual membership for the first year.
More about Jeff:
Jeff Sharlet is the New York Times and national bestselling author of THE FAMILY and C STREET, and executive producer of the 2019 Netflix five-part documentary series based on them, THE FAMILY. His newest book is THE UNDERTOW: Scenes from a Slow Civil War (W.W. Norton, March 2023). His other books include THIS BRILLIANT DARKNESS, SWEET HEAVEN WHEN I DIE, and RADIANT TRUTHS. With Peter Manseau he wrote KILLING THE BUDDHA and edited BELIEVER, BEWARE. Of SWEET HEAVEN WHEN I DIE, The Washington Post writes, "This book belongs in the tradition of long-form, narrative nonfiction best exemplified by Joan Didion, John McPhee [and] Norman Mailer… Sharlet deserves a place alongside such masters.” An article for GQ that became the beginning of THIS BRILLIANT DARKNESS won a National Magazine Award, and excerpts from C STREET were honored with the Molly Ivins Prize, the Thomas Jefferson Award, the Outspoken Award, and the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association's prize for feature writing. Barbara Ehrenreich called THE FAMILY "one of the most compelling and brilliantly researched exposes you'll ever read."
Sharlet is the Frederick Sessions Beebe '35 Professor in the Art of Writing at Dartmouth College, a contributing editor for Vanity Fair and editor-at-large for VQR. He has been a frequent commentator on MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show," "All in With Chris," and NPR's "Fresh Air." He has received grants and fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, the Blue Mountain Center, The Nation Institute, and other organizations. His writing on music has twice been featured in the annual BEST MUSIC WRITING volume.
More than all of that, he’s a poet. A brave one. RadPod’s interview with him is epic.
I do so hope you can join us. xo
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Our next Bette Dangerous ‘Speakeasy’ Zoom for paid members is today, Sunday, June 4, with Jeff Sharlet, 4 pm PT., registration invite below paywall. Paid members also receive invites to our weekly Bette’s Happy Hour, a wellness checkin every Tuesday. This Tuesday, our checkin is at noon PT.
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