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    Andrew Bacevich | The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library

    1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    • Wednesday January 15th 2020, 7:30pm to 9:00pm
    Tickets on sale Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

    Praised for their “clarity of expression . . . devastating directness” and “coruscating wit” (Washington Post), Andrew Bacevich’s bestselling books include The Limits of Power, America’s War for the Greater Middle East, and Twilight of the American Century. A professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston University, he served in the U.S. Army for 23 years, retiring as a colonel.His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the London Review of Books, and the American Conservative, among other publications. In The Age of Illusions, Bacevich offers a comprehensive account of the post–Cold War American blunders and misconceptions that gave rise to the Trump era.

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