James B. Stewart '73 to Speak at Thurber House's 'Evenings with Authors' Series

James B. Stewart '73 to Speak at Thurber House's 'Evenings with Authors' Series

January 24, 2011

89487January 24, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — James B. Stewart, Pulitzer Prize-winning financial reporter and author and 1973 graduate of DePauw University, will appear as part of Thurber House's 2011 Winter/Spring "Evenings with Authors" series.  On Tuesday, May 3, Stewart will discuss "Tangled Webs: How False Statements are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff" at the Columbus (Ohio) Museum of Art.  

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Thurber House (the home of humorist, author, and New Yorker cartoonist James Thurber) is a non-profit literary center and Thurber museum. Other upcoming speakers will include Melanie Benjamin, Paula McLain and Kristin Hannah.

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89488A member of DePauw's Board of Trustees and former chair of the group, James B. Stewart received a Pulitzer Prize for Wall Street Journal articles on the 1987 stock market crash and the insider-trading scandal. Stewart's books include Blood Sport, DisneyWar: The Battle for the Magic Kingdom; as well as Den of Thieves; Blind Eye; and Follow the Story. In 2006, he won the Loeb Award, the highest honor in business journalism.

San Francisco Opera has commissioned Heart of a Soldier, a new opera based on Stewart's critically acclaimed nonfiction book of the same name.  Details can be found in this recent story.