Bookishness: Week of June 11, 2012
The 2012 Luminato Festival hosts its author series this week, and last night’s talk with Annie Proulx augers well for the rest. Our picks:
- author Nicole Krauss on Monday night at 7 p.m. at the Bell Lightbox
- Lapham’s Quarterly eponymous founding editor Lewis Lapham on Thursday the 14th at 7 p.m;
- Linden MacIntyre, Ayad Akhtar and Kyo Maclear all together on Saturday, June 16th at 2 p.m.
Check back here for reviews of these events, and follow us on Twitter for choice quotes live during the talks.
45 Books in 45 Minutes is a free night (with refreshments!) introducing Ben McNally Books’ picks for summer reading. Wednesday, June 13th, 366 Bay St., 6:30 p.m. Pre-register for a seat here.
Fahrenheit 451 author Ray Bradbury died at age 91 last week, giving his ghostly dialogue with Jules Verne that he wrote for the New York Times in 1955 another level of meta.
Kasia Mychajlowycz is a journalist and intern at the United Church Observer. Her blog (on media, books, and things Kasia ate or hates) and portfolio are online at Archive Kasia.