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The remarkable story of Benjamin Rush M.D., medical pioneer and one of our nation's most provocative and unknown founders. New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist Stephen Fried reveals the most important Founding Father we've never heard of.

Journalist and New York Times bestselling author Stephen Fried is an adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Pennsylvania, his alma mater. His most recent work “Rush: Revolution, Madness & the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father”, was published by Crown in September 2018.

A two-time winner of the National Magazine Award, Stephen has written frequently for Vanity Fair, GQ, The Washington Post Magazine, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian, Glamour, and Philadelphia Magazine, where he also served for two years as editor-in-chief.

Stephen will present his biography, answer questions, and sign books. To purchase books in advance, please visit Bookworks, our affiliated book seller,. Books will also be available for purchase at the event.