THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Sunday Nov 11 CONVERSATION WITH THE 2012 DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE WINNERS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11 10:30 AM Registration; 11 AM Program TIM O’BRIEN, Recipient of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award ANDREW KRIVAK, winner in Fiction for The Sojourn ADAM HOCHSCHILD, winner in Nonfiction for To End All Wars ANNIA CIEZADLO,...
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    See Me is a story of obsession, reinvention and a love that defies every expectation, reminding us that destiny often rests in our own hands-even in matters of the heart. Colin is giving his second chance his best shot. As for Maria, the hardworking lawyer and daughter of Mexican immigrants, Colin will challenge every notion she's ever had about herself and her future, making her question what truly makes her happy.

  • The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

    A master storyteller at his best--the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Magnificent, eerie, utterly compelling, these stories comprise one of King's finest gifts to his constant reader--"I made them especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth."
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CONVERSATION WITH THE 2012 DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE WINNERS

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11
10:30 AM Registration; 11 AM Program

TIM O’BRIEN, Recipient of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

ANDREW KRIVAK, winner in Fiction for The Sojourn

ADAM HOCHSCHILD, winner in Nonfiction for To End All Wars

ANNIA CIEZADLO, Nonfiction Runner-up for Day of Honey (pending her travel arrangements)

Special guests will be CHRISTOPHER CERF and two previous winners: WILBERT RIDEAU and MARLON JAMES

The authors will sign their books after The Conversation.

SHANNON SIMS from Fox 45/ABC-22 TV will emcee the program. There is a $10 donation to the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation to be taken at the event (either cash or check). Reservations are required; email peaceliterature12@att.net by Wednesday, November 7. Seating is limited.

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