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Where literary crowds honor literary masters

Recreating a literary tradition that began in the late 1800s when the homes of John Hay and Henry Adams were the center of Washington's intellectual and social gatherings, The Hay-Adams Author Series hosts outstanding writers in a magnificent setting with great food and drink and lively conversation.

Hans Bruland and Marie Arana

invite you to a luncheon with 

Simon Schama

for a presentation and signing of his latest work

The Story of the Jews 


Thursday, March 27th, 2014
12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM
(Doors open at 11:30 AM)

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Simon Schama is a British historian and a University Professor of History and Art History at Columbia University in New York City.  He is an author of numerous highly appraised historical works, including Rough Crossings, The Power of Art, The American Future, and now The Story of the Jews, to be released on March 18th, 2014.  Schama also wrote and hosted the 15-part BBC television documentary series A History of Britain, which broadcasted from 2000 to 2002.  He is a supporter of President Obama's, having appeared in 2008 on the BBC's coverage of the US Presidential Election. 

Please purchase tickets by March 20th.