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    Lopate brothers discuss family history at Evening Reading

    On March 21, in LeFrak Concert Hall, two brothers reminisced on their childhood and their mother. At the final QC evening reading for the 2016-2017 academic school year, Leonard Lopate interviewed his brother, Phillip Lopate, who recently released a tell all story about his mother, “A Mother’s Tale.” Lopate is the director and a professor of creative non-fiction at Columbia University. This particular work details his mother’s life from the tragic loss of her father in childhood, to the birth of her children, to her many careers, raising her children in Williamsburg, Brooklyn all against a landscape of many historical moments in the United States such as the Great Depression, World…