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Adam Nemett: We Can Save Us All

The Ivy Bookshop

Welcome to The Egg, an off-campus geodesic dome where David Fuffman and his crew of alienated Princeton students train for what might be the end of days: America is in a perpetual state of war; climate disasters create a global state of emergency; and scientists believe time itself may be collapsing.

Funded by the charismatic Mathias Blue and fueled by performance enhancers and psychedelic drugs, a student revolution incubates at The Egg, inspired by the superheroes that dominate American culture. The arrival of Haley Roth―an impassioned heroine with a dark secret―propels David and Mathias to expand their movement across college campuses nationwide, inspiring a cult-like following. As the final superstorm arrives, they toe the line between good and evil, deliverance and demagogues, the damned and the saved.

In this sprawling, ambitious debut, Adam Nemett delves into contemporary life in all of its chaos and unknowing. We Can Save Us All is a brave, ribald, and multi-layered examination of what may be the fundamental question of our time: Just who is responsible for fixing all of this?

Adam Nemett graduated from Princeton University and received his MFA in Fiction/Screenwriting from California College of the Arts. He has written award-winning nonfiction books for Lockheed Martin, Brooks Brothers, City of Hope Medical Center, and Huntington Bank, and directed campaigns for 21st Century Fox, Adobe Systems, HarperCollins, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, New Balance, Pfizer and Whirlpool.

Adam’s work has been published, reviewed and featured in Variety, LA Weekly, The New Yorker, Washington Post, Forbes.com, The Brooklyn Rail, and Cornel West’s memoir Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud.

Adam lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with his wife and two kids.

 

 

 

 

 

Event Details

TIME & DATE
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 6:00pm

LOCATION

The Ivy Bookshop
11 E. 33rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218


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