February 8, 2016 | 7:00pm | Faculty Dining Room, West Building 8th Floor
Lucinda Franks is the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. She is a former staff writer for The New York Times, has written regularly for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and The Atlantic. She has written four books including Waiting out a War: The Exile of Private John Picciano, Wild Apples, and My Father’s Secret War. Her latest book is a memoir of her unconventional marriage to New York’s most powerful prosecutor, called Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me.
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February 23, 2016 | 7:00pm | Faculty Dining Room, West Building 8th Floor
Katherine Howe is the New York Times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, The House of Velvet and Glass, and Conversion. Her fiction has been translated into over twenty-five languages, and she teaches at Cornell.
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March 7, 2016 | 7:00pm | Faculty Dining Room, West Building 8th Floor
Nelson Demille is The New York Times #1 Bestselling Author, and is the author of eighteen acclaimed novels, including Night Fall, Plum Island, The Gate House, The Lion and The Panther. His other New York Times bestsellers include The Charm School, Word of Honor, The Gold Coast, Spencerville, The Lion’s Game, Up Country, Wild Fire and The General’s Daughter, the last of which was a major motion picture.
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May 3, 2016 | 7:00pm | 3rd Floor Glass Cafeteria, West Building
Lawrence Block is an acclaimed contemporary American crime writer best known for two long-running New York-set series, about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew Scudder and gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr. Block was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, and he has published over 100 books – many of which have been filmed.
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