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Buxton Books, at 160 King St., will host a conversation between New York Times national political correspondent Jonathan Martin and political commentator and author Bakari Sellers on Thursday, June 23. They will discuss Martin’s recent New York Times bestseller, “This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America’s Future.”

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the program begins at 6 p.m. Signed copies of the book will be available and Martin will personalize them. This is a free event, but RSVPs are strongly encouraged. Please email to make a reservation.

The book is the authoritative account of an 18-month crisis in American democracy that will be seared into the country’s political memory for decades to come. With stunning, in-the-room detail, Martin and his New York Times colleague Alexander Burns show how both political parties confronted a series of national traumas, including the coronavirus pandemic, the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and the political brinkmanship of President Joe Biden’s first year in the White House. 

Martin, who joined the Times in 2013, is a political analyst on CNN and a former senior political writer for POLITICO. His work has been featured in The New Republic, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, among others. A native of Arlington, Virginia, Martin is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College.

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