Jonathan Eig Book Talk - King: A Life

June 16 2023 | 5:00pm to 8:00pm

The Detroit Historical Society is proud to present New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Eig in conversation with award-winning scholar and author Professor Randal Jelks.

This discussion will center on Eig’s new book King: A Life and launch a week of celebration and commemoration of Juneteenth and the 60th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1963 Walk to Freedom in Detroit.

Reception 5:00-6:00
Discussion and Q&A 6:00-7:30

Source Booksellers will be on-site beginning at 3:00 with copies of King: A Life and a curated selection of additional books for purchase.

Presented in partnership with Source Booksellers, Wayne State University, the University of Kansas, Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium, and Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

For all ages.

Event is free for members and included with museum admission for non-members.

Register now!