Full Series: Reading With Purpose Book Group

Code: SL99909

Dates: October 5-26, 2021

Meets: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Sessions: 4

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $89.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

MLSN is again joining together with the Narberth Bookshop to select, read, and discuss topical books by local and national authors. Conversations will be facilitated by the authors, local professors, media hosts, and by the bookshop owner, Ellen Trachtenberg, as well as other experts. Sign up for the entire series or for individual sessions. There There, 3/3; To Reach the Spring, 4/7; Wife/Daughter/Self: A Memoir in Essays, 5/5; Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway, 6/2
Fee: $89.00

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Joshua Henkin

Joshua Henkin's is the author, most recently, of the novel "Morningside Heights". He is also the author of the novels "Swimming Across the Hudson", a Los Angeles Times Notable Book; "Matrimony", a New York Times Notable Book; and "The World Without You", which was named an Editors' Choice Book by The New York Times and The Chicago Tribune and was the winner of the 2012 Edward Lewis Wallant Award for Jewish American Fiction and a finalist for the 2012 National Jewish Book Award. He lives with his wife and daughters in Brooklyn, NY, and directs and teaches in the MFA program in Fiction Writing at Brooklyn College.


Halimah Marcus

Halimah Marcus is the Executive Director of Electric Literature, an innovative digital publisher based in Brooklyn, and the Editor-in-Chief of its weekly fiction magazine, Recommended Reading. She is also the editor of Horse Girls, an anthology that reclaims and recasts the horse girl stereotype, published withHarper Perennial on August 3, 2021. Her short stories have appeared in Indiana Review, Gulf Coast, One Story, BOMB, The Literary Review, and The Southampton Review. Halimah grew up in Narberth, attended Friends' Central School and rode in Radnor and Malvern. She has an MFA from Brooklyn College and lives in the Catskill region of New York.


Gustavus Stadler

Gustavus Stadler is the author of Woody Guthrie: An Intimate Life (2020) and Troubling Minds: The Cultural Politics of Genius in the U.S. 1840-1890 (2006). His essays on U.S. literature, left politics, music, and sound culture have appeared in Al Jazeera, Public Books, avidly.com, Social Text, American Literature, and many other venues. He is currently beginning work on a book about Cafe Society, New York's first fully integrated nightclub. He is Professor of English at Haverford College and lives in Haverford.



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