Joan Didion joins NHPR's Virginia Prescott for Writers on a New England Stage on Tuesday, June 19.
One of today’s most powerful writers joins us with her national bestseller Blue Nights, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter. Don’t miss this celebrated National Book Award winner, a “master of American prose” and her “breathtaking follow-up to The Year of Magical Thinking” (Newsweek).
On Sunday, the Grammy award winning Muir String Quartet will perform at a benefit for Classical Music by the Sea in North Hampton. Proceeds will benefit The Classics for Kids Foundation, which helps to provide school music programs throughout the United States with quality stringed instruments. The benefit begins with an afternoon reception followed by the concert at 6.
Author presentation followed by interview with New Hampshire Public Radio host Virginia Prescott
The evening closes with a special backstage book signing reception – full of surprises!– for benefit ticket buyers who purchase a voucher for an illustrated edition of The Da Vinci Code ($40). Vouchers for books, which the author will sign and personalize, are available through The Music Hall box office and include entry to the backstage book signing reception.
The celebrated master of narrative nonfiction joins us with the just-released paperback edition of his New York Times bestseller In The Garden of Beasts, a remarkable portrayal of 1933 Berlin and Hitler’s rise to power. Erik Larson joins NHPR's Virginia Prescott for Writers on a New England Stage.
May 1, 2012 6:00pm Strafford Room, Memorial Union Building University of New Hampshire, Durham NH
Veteran NPR science correspondent and award-winning journalist Ira Flatow, host of Science Friday, is coming to Durham, NH. He’ll be interviewed on stage by NHPR’s All Things Considered host Brady Carlson and will take questions from the audience.