ARTICLES & MEDIA
A CLASSIC AMERICAN
ABOUT THE Author
Candice Millard is a former writer and editor for National Geographic magazine. Her first book, The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey, was a New York Times bestseller and was named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, and Kansas City Star. The River of Doubt was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and a Book Sense Pick, was a finalist for the Quill Awards, and won the William Rockhill Nelson Award. 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 President, rose to number five on The New York Times bestseller list and has been named a best book of the year by The New York Times, Washington Post, Kirkus Reviews, The Kansas City Star, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble. Destiny of the Republic 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. Millard's work has also appeared in Time Magazine, Washington Post Book World, and the New York Times Book Review. She lives in Kansas City with her husband and three children.
The New York Times
The Washington Post
The Wall Street Journal
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.
MILLARD SPEAKING TO FELLOW
AUTHORS AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
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.
Hero of the Empire
THE BOER WAR, A DARING ESCAPE AND THE MAKING OF WINSTON CHURCHILL
At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England one day, despite the fact he had just lost his first election campaign for Parliament. He believed that to achieve his goal he must do something spectacular on the battlefield.
Destiny of the Republic
A TALE OF MADNESS, MEDICINE
AND THE MURDER OF A PRESIDENT
Meticulously researched, epic in scope, and pulsating with an intimate human focus and high-velocity narrative drive, Destiny of the Republic will stand alongside The Devil in the White City and The Professor and the Madman as a classic of narrative history.
The River of Doubt
At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing exploration
of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.
© Copyright 2016 Candice Millard. All Rights Reserved.