Please join us in celebrating hometown hero Sam Anderson's much hyped and highly anticipated new book, BOOM TOWN. Sam will be in conversation with fellow NY Times writer NATE CHINEN to discuss criticism, journalism, culture, and the wild ride of a new book.
Award-winning journalist Sam Anderson’s long-awaited debut is a brilliant, kaleidoscopic narrative of Oklahoma City--a great American story of civics, basketball, and destiny.
“Maybe you didn’t know that Oklahoma City was the key to everything. But it is. Boom Town is a bone-shaking thrill ride through civic history.” — Nicholson Baker
SAM ANDERSON is currently a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine. Formerly a book critic for New York Magazine and regular contributor to Slate, Anderson's journalism and essays have won numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for Essays and Criticism. He lives in Beacon with his family.