2 Brilliant Authors! 1 Night!


A thought-provoking conversation between prolific authors Douglas Brinkley & Dave Eggers. Join us as they
share their unique insights and perspectives on what it truly means to be human in the Accelerated Age of

Douglas Brinkley and Dave Eggers are broad-based thinkers and prolific writers whose deep knowledge and personal interests include history, music, advocacy, education, the environment and much more. Brinkley is not only an award-winning author and one of America’s foremost historians but also a Grammy award winner with literary and cultural works that span every era.

At 29, Dave Eggers wrote his acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and has written several subsequent best-sellers. He is also the founder of McSweeney’s, a nonprofit independent publishing company, and co-founder of 826 Valencia, a network of youth writing and tutoring centers around the United States.

All proceeds go to the Carmel Public Library Foundation to support the Carmel Public Library.
More information can be found at www.CarmelPublicLibraryFoundation.org or call 831-624-2811 or email info@carmelpubliclibraryfoundation.org

Purchase Tickets

General Admission:
$45, $75 – 7:00PM includes wine tasting, program, book sale and signing
VIP Tickets:
$175 – 6:30PM VIP reception with delicious hors d’oeuvres, fine wines, advanced book sale & signing and VIP program seating
Virtual Registration
$45 – includes online link to program
Program begins at 8:00PM

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Questions? Please email info@carmelpubliclibraryfoundation.org In-person or online. Sunset Center attendance guidelines will apply. Proceeds from the evening benefit the Carmel Public Library Foundation whose mission is to keep the library open, relevant and thriving and to ensure free library service in perpetuity by providing funding for 100% of the books, materials, programs, equipment and services.