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Virtual Event – Lisa Napoli
July 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Magic City Books and Public Radio Tulsa are proud to present Lisa Napoli, author of Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie for an exclusive, “Members Only” virtual event on Thursday July 8 at 7:00 pm CT. Join the Round Table today to have access to this terrific event and receive savings on all your book purchases for the next year!
This ticketed event includes one (1) hardcover copy of Susan, Linda, Nina, & Cokie by Lisa Napoli and one (1) link to the virtual event on July 8.
Ticket purchasers have the option to have their book shipped to them or to pick up their book in person at Magic City Books. If you choose to have the book shipped, please be sure to enter your shipping address at checkout.
Susan, Linda, Nina, & Cokie is available now, shipping via USPS will begin on Monday June 14 and all tracking information will be sent from stamps.com. Please be understanding of potential shipping delays.
No International Shipping Available
The link to the virtual event will be sent to the email address used to purchase your ticket on or before Wednesday, July 7. Be sure to double check your information at check out, please use an email that you regularly check and make sure that you enter your complete shipping address if having your book shipped.
There is a limit of one ticket per person. If you exceed or attempt to exceed the posted ticket limits, we reserve the right to cancel, without notice, any or all orders and tickets, in addition to prohibiting your ticket purchasing abilities. Any tickets canceled due to violating the posted ticket limit may be refunded at face value (excluding fees). This includes orders associated with the same name, e-mail address, billing address, credit card number, or other information.
About Susan, Linda, Nina, & Cokie:
A group biography of four beloved women who fought sexism, covered decades of American news, and whose voices defined NPR.
In the years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, women in the workplace still found themselves relegated to secretarial positions or locked out of jobs entirely. This was especially true in the news business, a backwater of male chauvinism where a woman might be lucky to get a foothold on the “women’s pages.” But when a pioneering nonprofit called National Public Radio came along in the 1970s, and the door to serious journalism opened a crack, four remarkable women came along and blew it off the hinges.
Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie is journalist Lisa Napoli’s captivating account of these four women, their deep and enduring friendships, and the trail they blazed to becoming icons. They had radically different stories.
Cokie Roberts was born into a political dynasty, roamed the halls of Congress as a child, and felt a tug toward public service.
Susan Stamberg, who had lived in India with her husband who worked for the State Department, was the first woman to anchor a nightly news program and pressed for accommodations to balance work and home life.
Linda Wertheimer, the daughter of shopkeepers in New Mexico, fought her way to a scholarship and a spot on-air.
And Nina Totenberg, the network’s legal affairs correspondent, invented a new way to cover the Supreme Court.
Based on extensive interviews and calling on the author’s deep connections in news and public radio, Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie will be as beguiling and sharp as its formidable subjects.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Lisa Napoli has had a long career in print, radio, TV, and online journalism. She has worked at the New York Times, Marketplace, MSNBC, and KCRW. She is the author of three previous books, Radio Shangri-La, Ray & Joan, and Up All Night: Ted Turner, CNN, and the Birth of 24-Hour News. She lives in Los Angeles.