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President, won the Edgar
Award for Best Fact Crime,
the PEN Center USA award for
Research Nonfiction, the One
Book-One Lincoln Award, the
Ohioana Award and the Kansas
Notable Book Award. Her most
recent book, Hero of the
Empire: The Boer War, a Daring
Escape and the Making of
Winston Churchill
, was an Indie Next pick, a top ten critics pick by the New York Times and named Amazon’s number one history book of 2016. Millard's work has also appeared in the New York Times Book Review,
Washington Post Book World
,
the Guardian, National
Geographic
and Time
magazine. She lives in Kansas
City with her husband and three children.

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2016 National Book Festival Gala

Candice Millard speaking at the
2016 Library of Congress National Book Festival Gala in Washington, D.C. Millard discusses the importance of literacy, what books have meant
to her throughout her own life,
and the timeless treasure of our national libraries.

James A. Garfield National Historic Site

Candice Millard speaking at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Mentor, Ohio. This house, where Garfield lived with his family before his presidency, became the first presidential library after his death. Today it is run by the National Park Service and is open to the public.

Candice Millard is the author of
three books, each of which
were New York Times
bestsellers and named best
books of the year by the New
York Times
as well as other
publications. She is the
recipient of the 2017 BIO
Award. Her first book, The River
of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's
Darkest Journey
, was a Barnes
& Noble Discover Great New
Writers selection and a Book
Sense Pick, won the William
Rockhill Nelson Award and was
a finalist for the Quill Awards.
It has been printed in
Portuguese, Mandarin,
Japanese and Korean, as well
as a British edition. Millard's
second book, Destiny of the
Republic: A Tale of Madness,
Medicine & the Murder of a

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