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QC Evening Readings: Valeria Luiselli Shines Light on a Different Perspective of Immigration

On the night of an impending snowstorm, students, faculty and Queens College alumni gathered together at the LeFrak Concert Hall to listen to award-winning Mexican author Valeria Luiselli read from her most recent book, “Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions.” As part of the Kupferberg Center for the Arts Evening Readings […]

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Jhumpa Lahiri discusses career and publishing at QC Evening Readings

  Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri visited QC on March 7 to discuss her past work, the publishing business and her new venture of writing and translating works in a different language. Lahiri has authored works such as “The Namesake,” “The Lowlands” and “Interpreter of Maladies,” but it was her most recent texts—2016’s “In […]

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Author talks about stories and religion

Geraldine Brooks read from “The Secret Chord,” her latest novel, and answered questions about it at the last Evening Readings series. The event was held at LeFrak Concert Hall on Feb. 16. It was heavily attended with people like Queens College President Felix Matos Rodriguez in the audience. Brooks is the author of four novels […]

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Nicole Krauss talks latest novel at Evening Readings

Nicole Krauss read from “Great House,” her latest novel, on Nov. 17 at the LeFrak Concert Hall for the Evening Readings series. “Great House,” released on 2011, is about a desk that connects three people and their stories in its many drawers. There is a power over anyone who owns or gives it away. Nadia, […]

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Author Joyce Carol Oates discusses memoir at Evening Readings

Joyce Carol Oates read from her latest memoir, “The Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Coming of Age,” on Nov. 10 at LeFrak Concert Hall for the Evening Readings Series. “The Lost Landscape” is a memoir about her childhood and adolescence, exploring the world through the eyes of her younger self. It is her second memoir after the best-selling book […]

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Author Mary Gaitskill joins Evening Readings to read from novel

Mary Gaitskill read from her latest novel, “The Mare,” on Oct. 27 for the Evening Reading Series at the LeFrak Concert Hall, hosted by Leonard Lopate. Gaitskill previously wrote books like “Bad Behavior” and “Because They Wanted To.” Her novel “Veronica” was a National Book Award finalist. In addition, a short story in “Bad Behavior” titled “Secretary” became […]

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Photo by Christina Cardona Meg Wolitzer holding a copy of her latest book titled "The Interestings"
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Author Meg Wolitzer discusses best-selling novel at Evening Readings

Meg Wolitzer read from “The Interestings,” her New York Times best-selling novel, on Oct. 6 at the LeFrak Concert Hall as part of the Evening Readings series. “The Interestings” is about a girl named Jules and a group of teenagers that become best friends at a summer camp for the arts in 1974. Aside from […]

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