Alex Kershaw, Against All Odds

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 6:00pm

We are excited to welcome best-selling WWII author and Friends' Resident Historian Alex Kershaw, for a reading and signing in collaboration with Albuquerque Public Schools and Friends of the National World War II Memorial.

Educated at Oxford University, Alex Kershaw is the widely-acclaimed, prize-winning, New York Times best-selling author of twelve books, including The Longest Winter, The Bedford Boys, The First Wave, The Liberator and most recently Against All Odds. 

Kershaw's next book, Patton's Prayer, will be published on May 21st, 2024 (available for pre-order below!)

He has been a journalist for over thirty years, having written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, AARP Magazine, The Guardian and many other newspapers and magazines. 

Kershaw is a popular public speaker and designs/leads history tours around the world. He is also the Resident Historian for Friends of The National WWII Memorial and chairs the Colby Award selection committee. He lives in Washington D.C. 

His book, Blood and Champagne, is currently being adapted into a tv series. His 2012 book, The Liberator, is now a four part series on Netflix. His books have been translated into over a dozen languages.


Event address: 
4022 Rio Grande blvd nw
Albuquerque, NM 87107
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Patton's Prayer: A True Story of Courage, Faith, and Victory in World War II By Alex Kershaw Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593183779
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Dutton - May 21st, 2024

Against All Odds: A True Story of Ultimate Courage and Survival in World War II By Alex Kershaw Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593183755
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton Caliber - April 25th, 2023