Phil Klay & George Packer

Photo of Phil KlayPhoto of George PackerIN-PERSON: Live at Prospect Lefferts Gardens!
Wednesday, June 1, 7:30 PM ET
Phil Klay presents Uncertain Ground: Citizenship in the Age of Endless, Invisible War
In conversation with George Packer
Greenlight launches our June events calendar by welcoming U.S. Marines veteran and award-winning author of Redeployment and Missionaries Phil Klay on the occasion of his newest book, Uncertain Ground. American identity has always been bound up in war—from the revolutionary war of our founding, to the civil war that ended slavery, to the two world wars that launched America as a superpower. What did the current wars say about who we are as a country, and how should we respond as citizens? In the name of what do we ask young Americans to kill, and to die? In the name of what does this country hang together? In this powerful collection of twenty-two essays, written over the past ten years, Klay limns the effects of twenty years of war in a brutally divided America and explores the chasm between the military and the civilian in American life—and the moral blind spot it has produced. Klay will be joined in conversation by award-winning author and journalist George Packer (The Unwinding).

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Phil Klay photo credit: Hannah Dunphy

Event date: 

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 7:30pm

Event address: 

632 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Uncertain Ground: Citizenship in an Age of Endless, Invisible War Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593299241
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Penguin Press - May 17th, 2022

From the author of Redeployment and Missionaries, an astonishing fever graph of the effects of twenty years of war in a brutally divided America


Missionaries: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984880673
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Published: Penguin Books - October 5th, 2021

Last Best Hope: America in Crisis and Renewal Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374603663
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 15th, 2021

Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780307948175
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Published: Vintage - May 26th, 2020

The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374534608
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 4th, 2014

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