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History Repeating . . .

History Repeating . . .

If You Build It, He Will Come Thursday, Oct. 10th, 11:50am-1:15pm Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center In Going the Distance: The Life and Works of W.P. Kinsella,William Steele explores the life of the author whose book Shoeless Joe became the hit film Field of Dreams,…

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Book Club Hits & Last Minute Beach Reads

Book Club Hits & Last Minute Beach Reads

Where the Crawdads Sing: A Conversation with Delia Owens Saturday, October 12, 3:30pm-4:45pm Harris Theater George Mason University Delia Owens takes to the stage to discuss her #1 New York Times bestselling novel Where the Crawdads Sing. The book follows “Marsh Girl” Kya Clark, who has…

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Beck Environmental Lecture: Sounding the Alarm

Beck Environmental Lecture: Sounding the Alarm

Harris Theater, George Mason University  Thursday, Oct. 10 @ 6 p.m. The Beck Environmental Lecture is sponsored by Robert and Lucy Beck. The future is being transformed by climate change, faster and more dramatically than we realized. In New York Times bestseller The Uninhabitable Earth,…

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2019 New American Voices Award Finalists

2019 New American Voices Award Finalists

Novelists Melissa Rivero, author of The Affairs of the Falcóns, Eugenia Kim, author of The Kinship of Secrets, and Angie Kim, author of the Miracle Creek, have been named finalists for the second annual Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices Award. This post-publication book…

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Introducing the 2019 Fall for the Book Headliners

Introducing the 2019 Fall for the Book Headliners

This year Fall for the Book will welcome an esteemed lineup of poets, historians, novelists, memoirists, children’s authors, YA writers and more at George Mason University and locations around Northern Virginia. Headliners include essayist and novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, novelist and YA author Rainbow Rowell,…

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Fall for the Book to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Fall for the Book to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $10,000 to Fall…

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