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Ted Rall | Bernie

Graphic novelist Ted Rall discusses his latest book, Bernie, about the life that shaped presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

As a kid growing up in Brooklyn, Sanders was surrounded by poverty that affected families and their abilities to pay their bills. Politics became Sanders' chance to give a decent life to everyone, no matter their economic status. He joined a tiny independent party from Vermont, ran for mayor as a socialist, and won. In Bernie, that was just the beginning.

Rall is the author and illustrator of many graphic novels and books of political criticism and travel writing, including Snowden, Silk Road to Ruin: Is Central Asia the New Middle East?, and The Book of Obama: How We Went from Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt. He lives in East Hampton, New York.

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. Call (802) 649-1114 or email info@norwichbookstore.com to reserve a seat.

Event date: 
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Norwich Bookstore
291
Norwich, VT
Bernie Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781609806989
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Seven Stories Press - January 19th, 2016

Now a NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, Bernie is the must-have guidebook to the Bernie Sanders campaign -- and the uncompromising candidate behind it. Insightful, funny, and accessible, this biography-in-graphic-novel-form of the presidential candidate explains both his early life and political rise, but also shows the broader political shift that made it p