Distinguished Speaker Series: Maureen Corrigan
Adult Summer Reading Distinguished Speaker Series presents book critic and author Maureen Corrigan. Talk with book signing to follow!
Maureen Corrigan is America’s most trusted and beloved book critic. Her distinctive voice is at once incisive and accessible, like a well-read friend who always sends you home with a good book to read. For more than twenty years Maureen has been the book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air. She is also a columnist for The Washington Post and The Nicky and Jamie Grant Distinguished Professor of the Practice in Literary Criticism at Georgetown University where her courses are very popular. As a lecturer she’s been described as “brilliant,” “hilarious,” “passionate” and “eloquent.” She is the author of two books of her own; Leave me Alone I’m Reading and So We Read On: How the Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why it Endures, which was named one of the ten best books of the year by Library Journal. **There will be a book seller available before the event-please arrive early if you would like to purchase a book to be signed by the author after the event** This event is part of the Adult Summer Reading Program at Sonoma County Library. Join our community of readers this summer -- read at least five books from June 1-August 10 to earn a free book and a chance to win awesome prizes! Sign up today at sonomalibrary.beanstack.org and get rewarded for reading! Be sure to check out all of the Adult Summer Reading events in Sonoma County.
Date & Time
July 20, 2019
2:00PM - 3:30PM