AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation and National Review Institute will co-host the book talk and signing “Children of Monsters: an Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators” with author Jay Nordlinger on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. CDT at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
Jay Nordlinger, a senior editor of National Review, explores what it is like to be the child of a ruthless dictator in his new book, Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators. He looks into the families Stalin, Mao, Idi Amin, Pol Pot, Saddam Hussein, and more. From his examination of the sons and daughters of dictators, he sheds light on tyranny, freedom, fate, choice, and people.
Jay Nordlinger is a senior editor of National Review and a book fellow of the National Review Institute. He writes about a variety of subjects, including politics, foreign affairs, and the arts. He is music critic for The New Criterion. Since 2002, he has hosted a series of public interviews at the Salzburg Festival. For the National Review website, he writes a column called “Impromptus.” With Mona Charen, he hosts the Need to Know podcast, and he also hosts a podcast called “Q&A.” In 2011, he filmed The Human Parade, with Jay Nordlinger, a TV series bringing hour-long interviews with various personalities. He is also the author of Peace, They Say, a history of the Nobel Peace Prize.
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The Texas Public Policy Foundation


“Children of Monsters: an Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators” book talk and signing with author Jay Nordlinger


Friday, October 16, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. CDT 
Texas Public Policy Foundation   
901 Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, free-market research institute based in Austin, Texas.

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