Friday, December 21, 2007

Turber House 2008 Winter/Sring Evenings With Authors

This press release is from Turber House.
77 Jeffer son Avenue
Contact : Missie Kendall
Columbus, Ohio 43215 614-464-1032 ext . 1 1

Tuesday, January 15: Kurt Anderson
Columbus School for Girls, 56 S. Columbia Ave. 7:30 PM

Kurt Anderson is the author of Turn of the Century, a New York Times Notable Book. He will read from his newest novel and New York Times bestseller Heyday, a brilliantly imagined, immensely entertaining tale of America’s boisterous coming of age in the 19th century.

Friday, February 8: John Burnham Schwartz
The Commoner
Canzani Center (CCAD) 7:30 PM

Jonathan Burnham Schwartz is the author of three novels, Claire Marvel, Bicycle Days and Reservation Road, currently a film. He will read from his new novel, The Commoner, a mesmerizing story of the first non-aristocrat to marry a Crown Prince of Japan and enter one of the most mysterious monarchies in the world.

Monday, February 25: Lee Woodruff
In an Instant: A Family’s Journey of Love and Healing
Columbus School for Girls, 56 S. Columbia Ave. 7:30 PM

Lee Woodruff, with her husband, Bob Woodruff, tell their amazing story in the New York Times best seller, In an Instant: A Family’s Journey of Love and Healing. Theirs is a story of courage and resilience after Bob’s critical injury in Iraq while anchoring a broadcast for ABC News. Despite the trauma and fear, the Woodruffs’ love, perseverance, and even humor led to the creation of the Bob Woodruff Family Fund for Traumatic Brain Injury.

Wednesday, March 12: Mary Doria Russel l
Dreamers of the Day
Columbus Performing Art Center, 549 Franklin Avenue 7:30 PM

Mary Doria Russell is the award-winning author of four novels, including The Sparrow, Children of God, and A Thread of Grace, nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. She will read from her latest novel Dreamers of the Day, about the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference when a handful of British diplomats, oil executives and military men invented the modern Middle East.

Monday, April 28: Joanne Harris
The Girl with No Shadow
Columbus Performing Art Center, 549 Franklin Avenue 7:30 PM

Although Joanne Harris has written over a dozen books, including Blackberry Wine, Five Quarters of the Orange and Holy Fools and The French Kitchen: A Cookbook. She is best known for Chocolat which was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. She will read from her eagerly-anticipated sequel, The Girl with No Shadow, a dazzling urban fairy tale set in Paris five years after Chocolat. Harris is the author of several novels including Blackberry Wine.

Thursday, June 5: Nancy Horan
Loving Frank
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 East Broad Street 7:30 PM

In her debut novel, Loving Frank, Nancy Horan brilliantly blends fact and fiction into an unforgettable story of the long-lived love affair between Mamah Borthwick Cheney and Frank Lloyd Wright – a union that would shock Chicago society and forever change their lives. Drawing on years of research and weaving in little-known facts, Horan reveals the profound influence that Cheney had on Wright, and delivers a fitting tribute to a courageous woman, a national icon, and their timeless love story.

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