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8Feb/11

BEST-SELLING AUTHOR SERIES / GREAT THINKERS OF OUR TIME

Joseph O’Neill will discuss his creative process on February 8 at Hunter College literary series (photo by Lisa Ackerman)

The Writing Center
Hunter College Faculty Dining Room, West Building, eighth floor
695 Park Ave.
Free with RSVP: 212-772-4292 or via e-mail
www.hunter.cuny.edu

The Continuing Education Center at Hunter College is offering an exciting season of free literary events this spring, all free with advance RSVP and each one including a Q&A session, a book signing, and a reception. In the Best-Selling Author Series, writers will discuss their creative process. On February 8, PEN/Faulkner Award winner Joseph O’Neill will talk about such books as NETHERLAND (2008) and BLOOD-DARK TRACK: A FAMILY HISTORY, followed March 7 by Barbara Taylor Bradford, March 28 by Francine Prose, and May 9 by Jane Smiley. Great Thinkers of Our Time, in which scientists, philosophers, psychologists, and artists delve into their work and specific discoveries, gets under way March 11 with theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek and continues March 22 with ethicist, psychologist, and feminist Carol Gilligan, April 6 with developmental psychologist Howard Gardner, and April 13 with mathematical and theoretical physicist Freeman Dyson.

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