Pulitzer Prize winner William Kennedy brings his native city to literary life again in Chango's Beads and Two-Tone Shoes, an absorbing novel set in Albany, NY during the civil rights movement and during the civil unrest in 1950’s Cuba. Thomas Mallon sets his latest compelling historical novel in Washington, DC with Watergate, an intriguing version of a nation’s scandal. Reception and book signing to follow.
Event begins at 7:30PM
Presented by: PEN/Faulkner
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