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July 2014

Doug Most at the New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn, NY, July 23

July 23, 2014
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place
Brooklyn, 11201
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Cannot wait for this event. The New York Transit Museum has all the details here: Join author Doug Most as he sheds light on the development of the first subways in the late 19th century and discusses his recent book, The Race Underground. A great American story of two rival American cities, their rich, powerful and sometimes corrupt interests, and an invention that changed the lives of millions – all set against the backdrop of the Museum’s own 1936 subway…

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Reading: July 24, 630 pm, Old South Meeting House, Boston

July 24, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old South Meeting House,
310 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02018 United States
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If you love history, come join us at 6:30 pm at the Old South Meeting House, a great historical place in Boston, to talk about Boston's first subway! From the Meeting House Website: Doug Most shares his favorite details and stories about the building of the first two subways in America, from his new book, “The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America’s First Subway.” It is a “meticulously researched history,” says The Economist and Kirkus…

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August 2014

Reading: Aug. 18, New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan branch

August 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mid Manhattan Library,
455 Fifth Avenue (at 40th Street)
New York, NY 10016 United States
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Let's talk trains New York! Super excited to come to the Mid Manhattan branch of the New York Public Library, across the street from the main New York Public Library, and read from The Race Underground, on August 18 at 6:30 pm.

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September 2014

Sept. 10 lunchtime book talk at the Boston Athanaeum

September 10, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Boston Athanaeum,
10.5 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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The Boston Athanaeum is as much a part of Boston's rich history as the subway, this will be a great event!

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Reading: Brandeis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

September 11, 2014 @ 12:30 pm
Brandeis University, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute,
60 Turner Street
Waltham, MA United States
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Honored to speak at the Brandeis Osher Institute, where Governor Michael Dukakis, Nobel Prize winner Lester Thurow, Professor Stuart Altman, Brandeis President Fred Lawrence, Congressman Barney Frank and others have all spoken.

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Reading: Sept. 18, Waban, Mass Bay Railroad Enthusiasts

September 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Union Church, Waban,
14 Collins Road
Newton, MA United States
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Railroad enthusiasts! My kinda crowd. Can't wait to come and speak at their regular meeting.

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