RMWF MMXVIII

January 24-25, 2018

America's Best Writers Festival

2017 Festival videos

Sessions from the Fourth Annual Rancho Mirage Writers Festival are also available on the C-SPAN Book TV website

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SATURDAY: RANCHO MIRAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Ronald Reagan: A Rendezvous with Destiny

PANEL: Douglas Brinkley, H.W. Brands and Richard Reeves

The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere

Pico Iyer

Women and Fiction

PANEL: Geraldine Brooks, Karen Joy Fowler and Lauren Groff

Eat, Fast and Live Longer

Dr. Valter Longo

Never Give Up. Never Quit.

Travis Mills

A Crack in the Edge of the World and Pacific

Simon Winchester

Remembering the White House

David Hume Kennerly and Susan Ford Bales

President Kennedy: Profile of Power

Richard Reeves

City on Fire and A Good Month for Murder

SHORT TALKS: Garth Risk Hallberg and Del Quentin Wilber

Our #1 Enemy: China?

PANEL: Colonel Jack Jacobs, Evan Osnos and Bret Stephens

Where it Hurts

Reed Farrel Coleman

The Next 40 Years

PANEL: Matthias Hollwich, Dr. Valter Longo and Dr. Gary Small

Andrew Jackson

H.W. Brands

All-American Poem and Green Migraine

SHORT TALKS: Matthew Dickman and Michael Dickman

SUNDAY: RANCHO MIRAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Richard M. Nixon

PANEL: Douglas Brinkley, Richard Reeves, Evan Thomas and Tim Weiner

The Origins of Islam

Tom Holland

Jewish Humor

PANEL: Shalom Auslander and Annabelle Gurwitch

The Civil War

PANEL: Jeff Shaara and Robert Hicks

I like Ike

PANEL: Susan Eisenhower and Evan Thomas

The Roosevelts

H.W. Brands

Travel Stories

PANEL: Pico Iyer and Simon Winchester

Caesars and Whores: The Politics of Gossip in Imperial Rome

Tom Holland

Summit @ Sunnylands

PANEL: Geoff Cowan, David Hume Kennerly, Janice Lyle and Elizabeth Sorensen

Ulysses S. Grant: The Man Who Saved the Union

H.W. Brands

Presidential Pedigree

PANEL: Susan Ford Bales, Clifton Truman Daniel, Susan Eisenhower and Theodore Roosevelt IV

If the United Nations Had a House Band It Would Be Pink Martini

Thomas Lauderdale

Thomas Jefferson & Monticello

Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessey

Vietnam: 40 Years Later

PANEL: Colonel Jack Jacobs and Fredrik Logevall

Photographing Presidents

David Hume Kennerly

EVENING SESSIONS AT THE OMNI RANCHO LAS PALMAS

Bret Stephens

The United States and the World: The Next 20 Years

The Next Four Years

PANEL: Hon. Barbara Boxer, H.W. Brands, Douglas Brinkley, Geoff Cowan, Hon. Gray Davis, Richard Reeves and Evan Thomas

Robert Wagner in Conversation with George Schlatter

I Loved Her in the Movies

Dave Barry

Best. State. Ever.