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Hillary Rodham Clinton, What Happened

The Larkin Square Author Series and Talking Leaves...Books invite you to Larkin Square, 745 Seneca Street, for a book signing with Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at 12:30 p.m.
Hillary Clinton will sign copies of her new book, What Happened.

“In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I’ve often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I’m letting my guard down.” ­Hillary Rodham Clinton, from the introduction of What Happened

For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. This is her most personal memoir yet.

In these pages, she describes what it was like to run against Donald Trump, the mistakes she made, how she has coped with a shocking and devastating loss, and how she found the strength to pick herself back up afterward. With humor and candor, she tells readers what it took to get back on her feet­the rituals, relationships, and reading that got her through, and what the experience has taught her about life. She speaks about the challenges of being a strong woman in the public eye, the criticism over her voice, age, and appearance, and the double standard confronting women in politics.

She lays out how the 2016 election was marked by an unprecedented assault on our democracy by a foreign adversary. By analyzing the evidence and connecting the dots, Hillary shows just how dangerous the forces are that shaped the outcome, and why Americans need to understand them to protect our values and our democracy in the future.

The election of 2016 was unprecedented and historic. What Happened is the story of that campaign and its aftermath­both a deeply intimate account and a cautionary tale for the nation.

Tickets are required for this book signing event at Larkin Square. Tickets are available only with the purchase of a copy of What Happened from Talking Leaves, 951 Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo, the bookstore sponsor of the event. Only one ticket per customer.

Hillary Rodham Clinton will only sign What Happened and the 2017 illustrated children’s book edition of It Takes a Village. She will sign up to two books per customer, one of which must be What Happened. The second book can be either another copy of What Happened, or a copy of the new edition of It Takes a Village. Place in the signing line is determined by time of arrival at the event. Mrs. Clinton has agreed to sign 1000 books in the time allotted for the event, so sales have been restricted to 1000 books. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

No other books or memorabilia, no personalizing, and no posing for photos will be allowed.

Parking is free for guests attending the event, please park in the gravel lot at Hydraulic and Seneca Streets. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from the Filling Station Restaurant in Larkin Square.

The Larkin Square author series is presented by KeyBank and sponsored by Independent Health and Talking Leaves.

YOU MAY PRE-ORDER COPIES OF What Happened, which will be available in store on September 12, BY CALLING THE STORE AT 716-884-9524. Purchase of What Happened buys a ticket to the event, but as stated above tickets are limited to one per customer. You may purchase more than one copy, but the terms of the signing event are that Ms Clinton will sign only 2 books, as noted above. You may also purchase copies of It Takes a Village, 2017 edition, but purchase of that book alone will not buy a ticket to the event. PURCHASERS MUST BRING TICKET TO THE EVENT IN ORDER TO BE ADMITTED TO THE SIGNING.


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