Stewart worked with Smart for about two years, interviewing her, visiting the sites where she was held and cataloguing her experiences during her nine months in captivity. The book’s production was finalized during Stewart’s first few months in office.
Elizabeth Smart will be speaking about “My Story” (St. Martin’s Press, $25.99) at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Sponsored by Politics and Prose, tickets are $25 for non-members and $20 for members.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.