Celebrate International Women's Day!
Published on Monday, February 13, 2012 - 2:22pm
Join us at the library Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m., as we celebrate International Women's Day with a visit from Domnica Radulescu, Professor of French and Italian Literatures and Chair of the Women's and Gender Studies Program at Washington and Lee University. Radulescu will discuss her book, Train to Trieste, which received the 2009 Library of Virginia Fiction Award.
Train to Trieste has received glowing reviews from The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Sunday Globe and Library Journal, as well as authors such as Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), Sandra Cisneros (The House on Mango Street), and Andrei Codrescu, author and commentator on All Things Considered, National Public Radio.
Copies of the book will be available for signing at the conclusion of the program.
About the Author
Domnica Radulescu has authored and edited/co-edited nine scholarly books on theater, women's studies and exile studies and is the author of two best-selling novels,Train to Trieste and Black Sea Twilight. Radulescu's most recent scholarly book, Women's Comedic Art as Social Revolution, was published by McFarland in 2011. She is a recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
This program is offered in partnership with The Embassy of Romania and the Friends of the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library.