Tagged Biography & Autobiography

Author Talk: Nelson Díaz

Judge Nelson Díaz will present his book Not from Here, Not from There/No Soy de Aquí ni de Allá and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. “No soy de aquí ni de…

Mary Schmidt Campbell | An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden

Tickets on sale September 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. President of Spelman College since 2015, and dean emerita of the Tisch School of the Arts, Mary Schmidt Campbell served as the vice chair of the President's Committee on the Arts and…

Gary Giddins | Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star: The War Years, 1940-1946

Gary Giddins is the author of the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Visions of Jazz: The First Century , “a grand, brilliant history" ( The New York Times Book Review ). Jazz columnist at The Village Voice for 30…

Margaret George | The Splendor Before the Dark: A Novel of the Emperor Nero with Madeline Miller | Circe

Margaret George ’s fictional biographies of towering world figures—brimming “with lust, violence, cruelty and lively conversation” ( Detroit Free Press ) while adhering as closely as possible to the factual…

Jeff Tweedy | Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc.

Auditorium Sold Out! In-house Simulcast Tickets Available. Jeff Tweedy is the lead vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist for the Grammy Award-winning rock band Wilco, declared “one of the most respected bands on the planet”…

Achieving Immortality Series – Four Great Poets and the Cultures that Shaped Them

Who Was Dante? A special Veteran’s Day presentation by distinguished poet and Princenton University Professor Susan Stewart . The fourth and final lecture in the series! 4th Floor Skyline Room

Target: the Senator-A story about Power and the Abuse of Power Author Talk by Ralph Cipriano

Target: the Senator - A Story about Power and the Abuse of Power is author Ralph Cipriano's gripping portrait of former state senator Vincent J. Fumo, whose thirty year political career ended when he was convicted of 137 counts of…

Achieving Immortality Series – Four Great Poets and the Cultures that Shaped Them

Who Was Geoffrey Chaucer? St. Joseph’s University Professor Paul Patterson helps us make important discoveries about “The Father of English Literature”. The third lecture in the series of four! Room 108

Leslie Umberger | Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor

Born a slave on an Alabama plantation and 12 years old at the end of the Civil War, Bill Traylor worked as a farm laborer for more than 60 years. Alone in retirement in segregated Montgomery, he discovered art and his creative voice…

Achieving Immortality Series – Four Great Poets and the Cultures that Shaped Them

Who Was William Blake? Swarthmore College Professor Betsy Bolton explores the world of William Blake. The second lecture in the series of four! Montgomery Auditorium

Famous Asian Americans

Biographies and collective biographies on Asian Americans.

LGBTQ - Biographies and Autobiographies

Biographies and Autobiographies of important and influential members of LGBTQ community.

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