Author Talk

Author Talk
Dr. Gina R. Prince

Dr. Gina R. Prince Author Talk

In her debut novel, Born into Sin Transformed into Destiny, Dr. Gina R. Prince shares how the death of her father, when she was just 5 years old, left her with abandonment and identity issues. She later turned to drugs and sex to fill the void. Finally, she tried God who was waiting for her with open arms.  
Prof. Eric Fregni author of "Never Trust a Thin Cook..."

Professor Eric Dregni - Never Trust a Thin Cook

Dean  of the Italian Concordia  Language Village and Assistant Professor of English and  journalism at Concordia University, Eric Dregni is the author of sixteen books.  Professor Dregni will talk about some of  his books including the popular Never Trust a Thin Cook and other Lessons from Italy’s Culinary Capitol" Please join us to listen to the tale of a gastronomical quest and a hilarious account of how American and Italian cultures differ. For more information, please call 202-727-0232 .  
Eric Dregni  Author of "Never Trust a Thin Cook..."Never Trust a Thin Cook by Eric Dregni

Author Talk - Professor Eric Dregni

Dean of the Italian Concordia Language Village, and Assistant Professor of English and  journalism at Concordia University, Eric Dregni  is the author of sixteen books.  Professor Dregni will talk about some of  his books including the popular Never Trust a Thin Cook and other Lessons from Italy’s Culinary Capitol.
Gareth HindsSamurai Rising by Pamela Turner and Gareth Hinds

Author Talk: Gareth Hinds

Please join us for an author talk with incredible graphic novel illustrator Gareth Hinds as he talks about his upcoming title Samurai Rising. Discover the life and world of a real 12th-century, Japanese warrior with the artist who brings him to life for today’s readers.   For ages 11 and up—adults too.  
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Frederick Douglass/ Harriet Tubman: Parallel Lives From the Eastern Shore

Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how Frederick Douglass worked by day under the sun and Harriet Tubman worked by night under the stars.      
Lone Survivors

Lone Survivors Discussion

Evolutionary geneticist Dr. Dambroski will lead a discussion of Lone Survivors by Chris Stringer, and share groundbreaking research pertaining to human evolution.   
Misery Poster

"Misery" Film Screening and Composer Q&A

Join us for a screening of Misery, a multimedia film project based on Anton Chekhov's short story and featuring an original classical score by composer Michael J. Evans. The film will be followed by a discussion and question and answer session with Mr. Evans.
Photo of author Dolen Perkins-Valdez.Balm book cover.Wench book cover.

Meet Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Join us on February 22nd at 6:30 p.m. when award-winning author Dolen Perkins-Valdez reads from her latest novel, Balm, set in post-Civil War Chicago. The event will be held in The Popular Library, our fiction reading room, located on the first floor, opposite the Digital Commons.

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