At 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 6th, Brookline Booksmith will host a reading with author Leslie Epstein. Epstein, who has served as the director of Boston University’s Creative Writing Program for over 30 years, will read from his newly published novel, “Liebstod: Opera Buffa with Leib Goldkorn.” This event is free and open to the public.
COM will host Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, noted author and BU Visiting Professor of Journalism Isabel Wilkerson to discuss her latest book The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration today at 4:30 PM at the Photonics Center. The event will be moderated by John Stauffer, Chairman of the American Civilization Program and Professor of English and African and African-American Studies at Harvard University, and will include a book reading, reception and book signing. The event is free and open to the public.
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Tonight at 5:30 PM, the <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/dbin/archives/”>Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center</a> and <a href=”http://www.masslib.net/mfol/index.htm”>Friends of the Library</a> will host celebrated novelist <a href=”http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=20735″>Sue Miller </a>for a reception and lecture in Metcalf Hall (2nd floor of the George Sherman Union). Miller houses her archives at the Gotlieb Center, and is speaking on her work and reflecting on her written accounts of contemporary family life. Immediately following the lecture, Miller will be signing copies of her most recent novel, <span style=”text-decoration: underline”><a href=”http://www.amazon.com/Lake-Shore-Limited-Sue-Miller/dp/0307264211″>The Lake Shore Limited</a> </span>(April 2010). <strong>The event is free to BU students and Friends of the Libraries, and $25 per person for the general public. </strong>
<img src=”http://blogs.bu.edu/bunow/files/2010/05/Ed-Harris.jpg” alt=”Ed Harris” width=”98″ height=”135″ />We just <a href=”http://www.boston.com/ae/celebrity/articles/2010/05/06/they_know_and_love_jack/”>confirmed</a> that <a href=”http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000438/”>Ed Harris</a> will be at the<a href=”http://www.bu.edu/phpbin/news/releases/display.php?id=2071“> Gotlieb event</a> scheduled for Monday night (5/10) at 5:30 PM in<a href=”http://www.bu.edu/evcon/non-univ/campus-facilities/metcalf-trustee-center/“> Metcalf Hall</a>, honoring noted author <a href=”http://www.robertbparker.net/”>Robert Parker</a>. The event is free and open to the public…