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Sunday, April 14 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Books: What It Means to Be a Reader - Conversation 2072 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Join esteemed writers and literary leaders Glory Edim, Lisa Lucas, Max Rudin and David Ulin as they discuss the importance of finding ourselves in literature. Whether it's to find discover and engage new readers, preserve and promote great writings, or read as an act of political resistance, these champions of books will anlayze what it truly means to be a reader. 

Moderators
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Heather Scott Partington

Heather Scott Partington is a writer, teacher, and book critic. She is the winner of an emerging critic fellowship from the National Book Critics Circle. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Newsday, and The Los Angeles... Read More →

Speakers
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Glory Edim

Glory Edim is the founder of Well-Read Black Girl, a Brooklyn-based book club and online community that celebrates the uniqueness of Black literature and sisterhood. In fall 2017, she organized the first-ever Well-Read Black Girl Literary Festival. She has worked as a creative strategist... Read More →
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Lisa Lucas

Lisa Lucas is the Executive Director of the National Book Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, she served as the Publisher of Guernica, a non-profit online magazine focusing on writing that explores the intersection of art and politics with an international and diverse focus... Read More →
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Max Rudin

Rudin is the publisher of The Library of America, a nonprofit publisher whose mission is to foster greater appreciation and pride in America's literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, authoritative editions of America's best and most significant writing... Read More →
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David L. Ulin

David L. Ulin is the former book critic of the Los Angeles Times. A 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, he is the author or editor of nine books, including "Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles," the novella "Labyrinth," "The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time... Read More →


Sunday April 14, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Seeley G. Mudd 123, Signing Area 4

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