NPL Literary Award public lecture with David Remnick

Nashville Public Library Literary Award public lecture with David Remnick

David Remnick is editor of The New Yorker and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Under his leadership, The New Yorker has become the country’s most honored magazine, with 169 National Magazine Award nominations and 41 wins. In 2016, it became the first magazine to receive a Pulitzer Prize for its writing and has now won three. Remnick has written more than 200 articles for the magazine, including reported pieces from Russia, the Middle East, and Europe and profiles of world leaders, literary scholars, and celebrated artists.

Before joining The New Yorker, Remnick was a reporter and the Moscow correspondent for The Washington Post. His 1993 book, Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire received both the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction and a George Polk Award for excellence in journalism. He has authored six books: Lenin’s Tomb, Resurrection: The Struggle for a New RussiaKing of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American HeroThe Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack ObamaThe Devil Problem, and Reporting.

Remnick is the 2018 NPL Literary Award recipient. For more information about Literary Award events, please visit


Signing Line Information

There will be no signing line at this event.


Advanced Tickets

Are free and available via this link


On-Site Tickets

This Salon@615 is a free, ticketed event. Approximately 100 auditorium tickets will be available on-site on the day of the event.

Arrive early for the on-site ticket line. We distribute on-site tickets starting 30 minutes before the event. Once the auditorium seats have been filled, guests will be accommodated in an alternative viewing location to watch a video stream of the event.



Free parking is available in the West Garage. View a campus map


Public Lecture Sponsored by Dollar General

Event date: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 10:00am
Event address: 
Lipscomb University - Collins Auditorium
1 Univ
Nashville, TN 37204