Democracy and Demagogues

America is in the throes of a political transformation, but of what kind exactly? Populist, nationalist, authoritarian? All of the above? And is ours a home-grown affair or part of a broader trend? 

Ian Buruma and Mark Lilla are both longtime contributors to The New York Review of Books and authors of important, acclaimed books on international politics. Join them for a discussion moderated by Sam Tanenhaus, former editor of The New York Times Book Review.

Registration required; follow this link.

Co-sponsored by The New York Public Library and the Writers' Institute at the Graduate Center, CUNY

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