PAST EVENTS

11/3/15: 37th annual st. louis jewish book festival

A book signing and discussion, moderated by University of Missouri-St. Louis's Dave Robertson, about FDR's toga party and JFK's trysts with interns nicknamed "Fiddle" and "Faddle." Other participating authors at the largest Jewish book festival in the U.S. included Ben Bernanke, Anita Diamant, and Dennis Ross.

 

5/29/15: GEEKADELPHIA PRESENTS: PARTY LIKE A PRESIDENT BOOK SIGNING, AUTHOR DISCUSSION AT TATTOOED MOM  

A book signing and discussion, moderated by Geekadelphia's Chris Urie, about the 100-proof history of our nation's leaders and lechers, from a pill-popping Richard Nixon to a tail-chasing Woodrow Wilson to a skinny-dipping JFK, and much more.

 

5/20/15: THE MARK TWAIN HOUSE & MUSEUM

The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, hosted a Party Like a President book signing and discussion, because, after all, Twain partied with Ulysses S. Grant — as much as someone could party with a man dying of throat cancer.  (I'm still lookin' for anyone who took photos like this one or that.)

 

5/7/15: PARTY LIKE A PRESIDENT: BRIAN ABRAMS AND JOHN MATHIAS IN CONVERSATION WITH CHRISTOPHER KELLY AT WORD JERSEY CITY

The author and illustrator joined a discussion with NJ.com's Christopher Kelly about Party Like a President at WORD Jersey City. (Photos to come, hopefully, but in the meantime the New York Observer's Drew Grant snapped a good one for her Twitter feed.) 

 

4/18/15: SPIRITED REPUBLIC - A NATIONAL ARCHIVES MUSEUM AFTER HOURS!

Brightest Young Things and the National Archives Foundation presented an after-hours museum event that, according to the Washington Post, "might just be the best yet." The Party Like a President book discussion and signing with the author was the least of it: Hundreds came for an open bar all night, a scavenger hunt throughout the galleries, live music and DJs, and an ironic live commentary during a screening of the Nicolas Cage vehicle National Treasure.  

 

3/28/15: party like a president happy hour In fort worth, texas

Hometown friends and family came out to represent at the Shipping & Receiving Bar. (Photos to come. Maybe.)

 

3/26/15: DALLAS BOOK SIGNING AT THE WILD DETECTIVES

Abrams and Dallas Morning News culture critic discuss Party Like a President at the indie bookstore/beer pub that, according to the Dallas Observer, "satisfies both our gastronomy and literary cravings."

3/24/15: WASHINGTON D.C. BOOK SIGNING AT BUSBOYS & POETS

Workman Publishing and Politics and Prose bookstore celebrate Party Like a President in our nation's capital. Abrams and Mathias discussion moderated by Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri.

 

2/10/15: NYC launch party at powerHouse Arena

Workman Publishing, partnering with mental_floss magazine, celebrates Party Like a President's release at powerHouse Arena. Abrams and Mathias discussion moderated by mental_floss's Mangesh Hattikudur.