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Maverick: The Life of Thomas Sowell
April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Join us on Wednesday, April 19, at the Saint Louis University Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business for a special event with Jason L. Riley, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and columnist for the Wall Street Journal. Riley will discuss his book Maverick: A Biography of Thomas Sowell .
Mr. Riley will be signing books prior to the program from 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Copies of Maverick: A Biography of Thomas Sowell will be available for purchase. There will also be a reception starting at 5:30 p.m.
Program at 6:00 p.m. in the Anheuser-Busch Auditorium
Valet parking will be available at the circle drive off of Lindell Blvd.
About the Book
About the Speaker
Jason Riley is an opinion columnist at The Wall Street Journal, where his column, Upward Mobility, has run since 2016. He is also a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and provides television commentary for various news outlets.
Mr. Riley, a 2018 Bradley Prize recipient, is the author of four books: “Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders” (2008); “Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed” (2014); “False Black Power?” (2017); and “Maverick: A Biography of Thomas Sowell” (2021).
Mr. Riley joined the paper in 1994 as a copy reader on the national news desk in New York. He moved to the editorial page in 1995, was named a senior editorial page writer in 2000, and became a member of the Editorial Board in 2005. He joined the Manhattan Institute in 2015.
Born in Buffalo, New York, Mr. Riley earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
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