Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to host author appearances
By Rege Behe
Published: Friday, April 1, 2011
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures are collaborating on a new series, Writers LIVE. Starting April 21, the library's main branch in Oakland will host author appearances on selected weeknights.
The first three confirmed events:
April 21: Matthew Galloway, author of the "The Metropolis Case," a debut novel with an operatic theme that takes place in Paris and Manhattan from 1860 to the present day. Galloway is a Pittsburgh native.
May 10: Nathaniel Philbrick, author of "The Last Stand," a treatise on the Battle of Little Bighorn. Philbrick, a graduate of Allderdice High School, is the author of the National Book Award-winning "In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex," and "Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War."
Oct. 6: Shannon Cain, winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize for "The Necessity of Certain Behaviors."
All events start at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged.
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