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Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College
To do this week: Leonard Lopate of WNYC Radio will talk with Jennifer Egan (Look at Me, The Keep, A Visit from the Goon Squad), Darin Strauss (Chang and Eng, The Real McCoy, Half a Life), and Phillip Lopate (Against Joie de Vivre: Personal Essays, Waterfront, Art of the Personal Essay) about writing both fiction and non-fiction. Egan won this year’s National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction for A Visit from the Goon Squad as well as the Pulitzer; Strauss won this year’s National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography for Autobiography with Half a Life.