Reading: Whitney Terrell, The Good Lieutenant

Terrell will be reading from his new novel, The Good Lieutenant. The novel literally starts with a bang as an operation led by Lieutenant Emma Fowler of the Twenty-seventh Infantry Battalion goes spectacularly wrong. Men are dead--one, a young Iraqi, by her hand. Others were soldiers in her platoon. And the signals officer, Dixon Pulowski.

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ISBN: 9780374164737
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 7th, 2016

An acclaimed American novelist with a keen eye for our biggest issues and themes turns his gaze to Iraq, with astonishing results

Reading: Richard Jenkyns, Author of Classical Literature: An Epic Journey from Homer to Virgil and Beyond

What makes Greek and Roman literature great? How has classical literature influenced Western culture? What did Greek and Roman authors learn from each other? Richard Jenkyns is emeritus Professor of the Classical Tradition and the Public Orator at the University of Oxford. His books include Virgil's Experience and The Victorians and Ancient Greece, acclaimed as 'masterly' by History Today.

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ISBN: 9780465097975
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Published: Basic Books - March 1st, 2016

G.W. Bowersock, The New York Review of Books
"There is scarcely anything on which he does not offer an original aper u, sometimes illuminating, sometimes simply provocative, but always worth reading... Jenkyns's view of ancient literature is Olympian."

Book Release Party: Louise Krug, Tilted: Life After Brain Surgery

When she was 22, Louise Krug had brain surgery that saved her life but left her with physical impairments. Now, ten years later and embarking on marriage, motherhood, and a college teaching career, she still struggles with knowing how to live. In her startling and hilarious memoir, Tilted: The Post-Brain Surgery Journals, Krug uses the third person to explore driving to hearing aids, neighbors and mom-friends.