Author Michael Lewis will speak in Spokane for Whitworth U forum in September

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Author Michael Lewis will speak in Spokane on Sept. 19.
  • Author Michael Lewis will speak in Spokane on Sept. 19.

Michael Lewis, a financial journalist and the best-selling author of books like Moneyball, The Big Short and The Blind Side, will visit Spokane in September as part of Whitworth University's President's Leadership Forum.

While Lewis came to fame through his reporting and writing about the financial industrya nd Wall Street, his books also include deeply personal works on fatherhood and, most recently in The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, psychology through the lens of Israeli scientific partners Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky.

Lewis will be in Spokane for a noon presentation at the Spokane Convention Center on Tuesday, Sept. 19. The public is welcome to attend; tickets are $50 per person or $500 for a 10-person table. Lunch is included. Advance registration is required, and you can do that right here.