An Evening with Madeleine Albright: Hell and Other Destinations
April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm$35
The Novel Neighbor proudly presents six-time New York Times bestselling author and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright as she reflects on working productively into her later decades in her funny and revealing new memoir Hell and Other Destinations.
Each ticket includes a pre-signed copy of Hell and Other Destinations. If you would like additional signed copies, you may pre-order in advance from our Indielite page. Please check the “In-Store Pickup” option and under “Order Comments,” mention that you will be picking up your book at the event.
About Hell and Other Destinations
In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leaving office as America’s first female secretary of state, interviewers asked her how she wished to be remembered. “I don’t want to be remembered,” she answered. “I am still here and have much more I intend to do. As difficult as it might seem, I want every stage of my life to be more exciting than the last.”
In that time of transition, the former Secretary considered the possibilities: she could write, teach, travel, give speeches, start a business, fight for democracy, help to empower women, campaign for favored political candidates, spend more time with her grandchildren. Instead of choosing one or two, she decided to do it all. For nearly twenty years, Albright has been in constant motion, navigating half a dozen professions, clashing with presidents and prime ministers, learning every day. Since leaving the State Department, she has blazed her own trail—and given voice to millions who yearn for respect, regardless of gender, background, or age.
Hell and Other Destinations reveals this remarkable figure at her bluntest, funniest, most intimate, and most serious. It is the tale of our times anchored in lessons for all time, narrated by an extraordinary woman with a matchless zest for life.
Secretary Albright will be pre-signing all books due to concerns related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). No books will be signed or personalized after the presentation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we take precautions to protect our community’s health and well-being.
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