The lecture, part of the March Festival of Writers, takes place from 7:15 to 9 p.m.
Churchill is the subject of Shelden’s acclaimed new book, “Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill.” Shelden explores Churchill’s life as a young man between 1901 and 1915, which is so critical to his life’s mission.
Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham calls it “a memorable portrait” of the statesman’s life and loves in this period.
Shelden, who teaches at Indiana State University, is a former writer for the London Daily Telegraph and author of four honored biographies, including “Mark Twain: Man in White” and “Orwell: The Authorized Biography,” a Pulitzer finalist.
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