Join us as we welcome back author Carlo DeVito as he discusses and signs copies of his new book Inventing Santa Claus: The Mystery of Who Really Wrote the Most Celebrated Yuletide Poem of All Time, The Night Before Christmas.
The evidence of the Christmas debate is presented for you to decide: was Clement C. Moore the actual author of The Night Before Christmas?
You know the poem, but do you know its controversy? Christmas on Trial presents all the details of the heated argument proclaiming Clement C. Moore a literary thief! Learn the other side of the story and all the evidence that puts Henry Livingston Jr. as the supposed author to the world’s most famous Christmas poem. Expert input and the latest ruling of Troy, New York’s own mock trial are presented in full for your own deduction. Who is the true author of The Night Before Christmas?
About the Author
Carlo DeVito is a long time wine lover, and author of books and magazine articles. He is the author of Wineries of the East Coast. He was also a publisher at Running Press Book Publishers. He is currently VP, Editorial Director of Sterling Epicure. He is also the author of more than 15 books, including his highly acclaimed biographies of D. Wayne Lukas, Wellington Mara, Yogi Berra, and Phil Rizzuto.
He lives with his wife, pet publisher Dominique DeVito, and their two sons, on their farm, the Hudson-Chatham Winery in Ghent, NY.
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