Sonia Sotomayor (SOLD OUT)
“compelling and powerfully written…an eloquent and affecting testament to the triumph of brains and hard work over circumstance” - The New York Times
The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Don’t miss hearing from the Justice about her remarkable life and her #1 National bestselling memoir My Beloved World. With candor and intimacy she recounts her rise from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself.
About the Author
Sonia Sotomayor graduated summa cum laude from Princeton in 1976 and from Yale Law School in 1979. She worked as an assistant district attorney in New York and then at the law firm of Pavia & Harcourt. From 1992 to 1998, she served as a judge of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, and from 1998 to 2009 on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In May 2009, President Barack Obama nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; she assumed this role on August 8, 2009.
Book: My Beloved World
For each 1-2 tickets sold, the purchase of a book voucher ($15.95) is required. Vouchers can be redeemed on the night of the event for a signed copy of My Beloved World. Tickets & vouchers NOT available online, call or come by the box office.
About Writers on a New England Stage:
Each literary evening features an author presentation followed by an onstage interview with Virginia Prescott, host of New Hampshire Public Radio’s “Word of Mouth”. Live music performed by the award-winning house band Dreadnaught. Shows are rebroadcast on NH Public Radio. Companion bookstore: RiverRun in Portsmouth