Oct. 11: Leigh Gallagher at the Collingswood Book Festival

Leigh Gallagher

America is tired of sprawl!  Leigh Gallagher, author of The End of the Suburbs­–a fascinating look at the changing mindset and demographics affecting where we want to live–will be reading and signing her book on Saturday, October 11 at 1pm at the Collingswood Book Festival (www.collingswoodbookfestival.com).

Leigh Gallagher is an Assistant Managing Editor at Fortune magazine, where she edits feature stories on a variety of topics and oversees Fortune editorial packages including the magazine’s “40 Under 40″ rankings. She is also a co-chair of the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, speaks regularly at Fortune and other business and economics conferences, and is a seasoned business news commentator, appearing regularly on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, CNBC’s Squawk Box, CBS This Morning, CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, and public radio’s Marketplace. Leigh is a visiting scholar for the Business and Economic Reporting program at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. Her first book, The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving, published by Portfolio in August 2013, has been described as a “first-rate social history,” a “steel fist in a velvet glove,” and “fascinating reading on changing trends in how and where we live.”

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