Six Bridges Presents

Food, Sweat, and War

In addition to the Six Bridges Literary Festival, throughout the year you can take advantage of Six Bridges Presents, an ongoing series of talks. Coming up, you can participate in the following discussions. Learn about the books from the authors themselves, experience engaging moderators, and even ask your own questions. Sign up now and mark these unmissable events on your calendar.

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The Intrepid Bourdain!

Inspired by Bourdain’s posthumous World Travel: An Irreverent Guide (published April 20), this loose tribute is a discussion of tastes, travels, and the man who brought us the best of both worlds. Anthony Bourdain (1946-2018) attained fame for his work as a chef, a writer of Kitchen ConfidentialMedium Raw

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Eric Cervini

Eric Cervini discusses his book, The Deviant’s War. Covering American LGBTQIA+ history and trials (mostly pre-Stonewall), this well-researched award-winner was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. “Epiphanic.” The Guardian

This event is free. Registration on the Zoom platform is required.

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About The Deviant’s War

From a young Harvard- and Cambridge-trained historian,

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Sarah Everts

Ottawa-based professor Sarah Everts discusses her book, “The Joy of Sweat.” The sultry summertime brings Everts as your guide to “a taboo-busting romp through the shame, stink, and strange science of sweating.” Sponsored by UAMS Department of Medical Humanities & Bioethics and Department of Dermatology.

This event is free. Registration on the Zoom platform is required.

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Shugri Said Salh

Shugri Said Salh discusses her book, The Last Nomad: Coming of Age in the Somali Desert. Another hot one, this memoir provides a “fascinating look at a disappearing culture” and has been called “brilliant and riveting.”

This event is free. Registration on the Zoom platform is required.

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About The Last Nomad

“I am the last nomad.

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