The Unwinding by George Packer


George Packer gave the the 2009 Harriet Beecher Stowe lecture here at the Mercantile.  Now his latest book has gotten a rave review from the New York Times.

Coincidence? Or did merely standing on our stage somehow imbue Packer with the power to write “something close to a nonfiction masterpiece.”?

Okay, so maybe that’s a bit of a stretch.  Still, the point is that we get great writers in here, and they give great talks.  Speaking of which, you should go directly to our online store, where you can buy tickets to see Dr. Robert Bullard give this year’s HBS Lecture on June 11.

-Norm De Plume

Published in: on May 29, 2013 at 2:44 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. […] The new book by 2009 HBS lecturer George Packer is getting rave reviews, which is a polite way of saying that reviewers are basically foaming at the mouth over how good […]

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