May 4: Book launch at the Hungarian Cultural Center in Covent Garden. Moderator for the evening BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Petroc Trelawny.
May 24: Jaap Scholten book reading at the University of California at Berkeley. Hosted by the Institute of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES) at the university. This was an evening talk open to the university community. Jeffrey Pennington, Executive Director of the Institute was the host.
May 25: Jaap Scholten at Pacific Union College, Angwin, California. He spoke to journalism, communications and history students at the college. The event was sponsored by Lynne Thew the professor of journalism at the college.
May 25: Jaap Scholten at Pacific Union College, Angwin, California with students.
May 26: Book Reading and dinner at the Metropolitan Club of San Francisco. Katalin Kádár Lynn was the sponsor for the event.
June 2: Book reading at Stanford University: Hosted by CREEES the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. Jovana Knezevic, Assistant Director of CREEES hosted. This was an evening talk.