Nathaniel Philbrick [credit Ellen Warner]
Nathaniel Philbrick [credit Ellen Warner]

Saturday, May 10th at 5 p.m.

Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Bunker Hill, will be our featured speaker.

In Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution, Nathaniel Philbrick, award-winning and bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea and Mayflower, brings his prodigious talents to the story that ignited the American Revolution. With passion and insight, Philbrick reconstructs the revolutionary landscape—geographic and ideological—in a mesmerizing narrative of the robust, messy, and blisteringly real origins of America.

Praise for Bunker Hill

“Masterly narrative… Philbrick tells the complex story superbly… gripping book…”  -- Wall Street Journal

“A masterpiece of narrative and perspective…” -- Boston Globe

“You will delight in the story and the multitude of details Philbrick offers up.” -- USA Today

About the Author

Nathaniel Philbrick is The New York Times bestselling author of National Book Award winner In the Heart of the Sea, Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower, Sea of Glory, and The Last Stand. Bunker Hill won the 2013 New England Book Award for Non-Fiction. He is also the author of Why Read Moby-Dick? and Away Off Shore. He lives on Nantucket.

Books will be available for purchase at this event. Refreshments will be served.

Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).