A Discussion with Russell Shorto




Red Room
American Author Russell Shorto comes to Purchase College to discuss his new book.

Russell Shorto is an American author, historian and journalist, best known for his book on the Dutch origins of New York City, The Island at the Center of the World. His most recent work, published in November of 2017, Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom, was called by Gordon S. Wood, “an engaging, readable and surprisingly complete account of the American Revolution”. His books have been published in fourteen languages, and he is also a senior scholar at the New Netherlands Institute and a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine.


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