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Roger Rosenblatt Reads from his Newest Book
Start Date: 2/18/2015Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 2/18/2015End Time: 2:30 PM

Event Description:
Roger Rosenblatt, Distinguished Professor of English and Writing at Stony Brook Southampton, essayist, novelist, reads from his newest book, The Book of Love: Improvisations on That Crazy Little Thing.

Roger Rosenblatt's essays for Time magazine have won two George Polk awards, among others. His television essays for the NewsHour on PBS have won the Peabody and the Emmy. He is the author of six off-Broadway plays and 15 books, published in 13 languages. They include the New York Times bestsellers Kayak Morning, Unless It Moves the Human Heart, and Making Toast, a memoir of his family, which initially appeared as an essay in The New Yorker. Other books are the novels Beet and Lapham Rising, another bestseller, as were Rules for Aging and Children of War, winner of the Robert F. Kennedy book prize. His one-man show, Free Speech in America, was cited by the Times as one of the 10 best plays of 1991. In 2008, he was appointed Distinguished Professor of English and Writing at Stony Brook.

A Q&A session and book signing will follow the reading. Books will be available for purchase. This event is open to the public, and is co-hosted by the English Department and the Program in Writing and Rhetoric.
Location Information:
West Campus - Humanities  (View Map)
100 Nicolls Road
Main Entrance
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631) 632-6000
Room: 1003

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