Our Events

While recent past events were luncheons held on the Coral Gables campus of University of Miami, for the foreseeable future, our events will be held online via the Crowdcast platform. These will be members-only events.

Current 2020-2021 Prologue members will receive a copy of the featured book, mailed to their home address at no extra charge, as a part of their membership benefits.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF PAST EVENTS

Though The Prologue Society was established in 1992,
this list has been updated annually at the close of each season since 2007.

    • 01 Jan 2021
    • (EST)
    • 30 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Virtual Author Series, 1pm via Crowdcast

    Spring 2021 Virtual Author Series

    Each Virtual Event is FREE with a Paid 2020-2021 Membership

    and is

    Exclusive to Current Members of The Prologue Society

    Current Members will be Automatically Registered

    Current Members will Receive FREE Books


    • January 28 | Simon Winchester
    • Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World
    • Moderated by Jim Herron
    • February 25 | Janice Nimura
    • The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine
    • Moderated by Bud Park
    • March 25 | Rachel Holmes
    • Sylvia Pankhurst: Natural Born Rebel
    • Moderated by JoAnne Bander
    • April 22 | Ross King
    • The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of The Manuscripts that Illuminated the Renaissance
    • Moderated by Rachel Blechman


    All of our Virtual Author Series events will be held at 1:00pm EST via the Crowdcast platform. These will be members-only events.


    How To Crowdcast

    EVENT REGISTRATION:

    Forty-eight hours prior to each event, all current members will be automatically registered for the upcoming event and those members will receive a free book by mail after the event. (Log in to be sure we have your current mailing address on file.)

    We cannot guarantee that late-joining members will be able to receive books from past 2020-2021 events.

    Recordings of these virtual events are available to all  members shortly after each event has closed.

    Please subscribe to our mailing list  to stay informed about The Prologue Society.

    Updated 1/14/2021

Past events

01 Sep 2020 Fall 2020 Events
04 Apr 2020 Summer Hiatus
03 Apr 2020 *CANCELED* Lunch with Esther Safran Foer, "I Want You to Know We're Still Here"
06 Mar 2020 Lunch with Erik Larson, "The Splendid and the Vile"
27 Feb 2020 Lunch with Marilyn Holifield, "Seven Sisters and a Brother"
24 Jan 2020 Lunch with Andrew Bacevich, Jr., "The Age of Illusions"
17 Dec 2019 Lunch with Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.), "Sailing True North"
22 Nov 2019 Lunch with Marie Arana, in Conversation with Dabney Park
15 Oct 2019 Lunch with Victoria Riskin, "Fay Wray and Robert Riskin"
25 Apr 2019 Lunch with Andrew S. Curran, "Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely"
27 Mar 2019 Lunch with William Middleton, "Double Vision"
12 Feb 2019 Lunch with Doug Bradburn, and "Washington: A Life" by Ron Chernow
31 Jan 2019 Lunch with Andrew Roberts, "Churchill: Walking with Destiny"
05 Dec 2018 Lunch with Antony Beevor, "The Battle of Arnhem"
16 Nov 2018 Lunch with Doris Kearns Goodwin, "Leadership"
04 Oct 2018 Lunch with Jack E. Davis, "The Gulf"
24 Aug 2018 An Evening with David Lawrence, Jr. (A Dedicated Life)
11 May 2018 An evening with Les Standiford (Center of Dreams) in conversation with Stuart Blumberg
18 Apr 2018 Lunch with David Grann (Killers of the Flower Moon)
08 Mar 2018 Lunch with Giles Milton (Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare)
22 Feb 2018 Lunch with Bijan Omrani (Caesar's Footprints)
17 Jan 2018 Lunch with Simon Sebag Montefiore (Red Sky at Noon)
05 Dec 2017 Lunch with Arlo Haskell (The Jews of Key West)
17 Nov 2017 An evening with Walter Isaacson and Leonard Da Vinci (cocktails and hors d'oeuvres)
10 Oct 2017 Lunch with James Holland (The Allies Strike Back)
06 Apr 2017 Lunch with Annie Jacobsen (Phenomena)
15 Mar 2017 Lunch with Caitlin Fitz (Our Sister Republics)
15 Feb 2017 Lunch with Gregory W. Bush (White Sand Black Beach)
26 Jan 2017 Lunch with David Oshinsky (Bellevue)
08 Dec 2016 Lunch with David France (How to Survive a Plague)
17 Nov 2016 Lunch with Ross King (Mad Enchantment)
21 Oct 2016 Lunch with Jon Meacham (Destiny and Power)
22 Sep 2016 Lunch with Catherine Fletcher (The Black Prince of Florence)
31 Aug 2016 2016-2017 Fall Season Preview (September through December)
13 May 2016 Lunch with Simon Sebag Montefiore (The Romanovs)
14 Apr 2016 Lunch with Janice Nimura (Daughters of the Samurai)
17 Mar 2016 Lunch with Les Standiford (Water to the Angels)
24 Feb 2016 Lunch with Fergus Bordewich (The First Congress)
20 Jan 2016 Lunch with Arva Moore Parks (George Merrick, Son of the South Wind)
10 Dec 2015 Lunch with Sean McMeekin (The Ottoman Endgame)
30 Nov 2015 Lunch with Karl Rove (The Triumph of William McKinley)
20 Nov 2015 Lunch with Stacy Schiff (The Witches)
27 Oct 2015 Lunch with Tim Weiner (One Man Against the World)
07 Oct 2015 Arva Moore Parks | Special Event

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