April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An Evening With Robin Peguero
Books & Books presents…
AN EVENING WITH ROBIN PEGUERO
(Grand Central Publishing, $29.00)
Tuesday, April 2, 7 PM | Books & Books, Coral Gables
Books & Books is proud to present an evening with Robin Peguero discussing his new novel, One in the Chamber (Grand Central Publishing, $29.00)
This event is FREE and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase the night of the event! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.
About the Book:
On Capitol Hill, they work you to death.
Cameron Leann is new to Washington, D.C. An Iowa farm boy without a penny to his name, Cam has joined a group of affluent junior staffers working for a powerful cohort of U.S. Senators known as The Gang of Six. Liz Frost, the group’s charismatic leader, teases and strings Cam along as he grows increasingly infatuated with her. Heir to a political dynasty, Randy Lancaster pushes Cam to his limits with his penchant for booze, drugs, and meaningless flings. Charlie James, Liz’s linebacker boyfriend, keeps Cam at a distance, eyeing the newcomer with suspicion.
All of them have one thing in common. They hate their bosses.
As the Gang of Six takes up the rushed nomination of the first Black chief justice to the Supreme Court, Cam and his friends are plotting against them. But in the game of politics, one’s motivations are never as they seem—especially true for Cam, the enigmatic figure at the center of it all.
When a bombshell revelation threatens to sink the President’s Supreme Court pick, the Gang of Six fractures, pitting senator against senator in a confirmation battle for the ages. Alliances shift with the wind. Everyone is lying to everyone. And on Election Night, one senator will end up dead.
About the Author:
Charles Moore is a New York-based art historian, author, and curator. Moore is the author of the books The Black Market: A Guide to Art Collecting and The Brilliance of the Color Black through the eyes of art collectors. The Black Market, has been translated into ten languages. As a curator, his work focuses on abstract expressionism, color theory, and issues related to social justice. Moore is the recipient of the Titus and Venus legacy award at Harvard University, Artis curatorial residency, and numerous writing residencies. He is a contributing writer to notable publications including Juxtapoz, CULTURED, Artsy, Brooklyn Rail, The Art Newspaper, Artnet, and Fine Art Connoisseur. He is currently a doctoral candidate at Columbia University, researching the life and career of abstract painter Ed Clark.
As an accomplished marathoner, Charles has completed 25 marathons since 2016, including all six of the Abbott World Majors and an ultramarathon. He is the recipient of the 2022 Tracksmith fellowship, supporting his recently published memoir, Apropos of Running, on his experience racing all over the globe.