Join us on December 11th at 7:30 p.m. when our authors will include:
grew up in New York City and Philadelphia. She attended Brown University, where she earned her BA and MA in Classics. She has taught and tutored Latin, Greek and Shakespeare to high school students for more than fifteen years.She has also studied at the University of Chicago’s Committee on Social Thought, and in the Dramaturgy department at Yale School of Drama, where she focused on the adaptation of classical texts to modern forms.
The Song of Achilles
, her first novel, was awarded the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction, was a New York Times Bestseller, and has been translated into over twenty-five languages. Madeline was also shortlisted for the 2012 Stonewall Writer of the Year, and her essays have appeared in a number of publications including the Guardian
, Wall Street Journal
, Lapham’s Quarterly
and NPR.org. Her second novel, Circe
, was an instant number 1 New York Times
bestseller. She currently lives outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
started writing novels when he was twelve, and by the time he finished his first, he was an addict. Eventually, the writing of Senlin Ascends
began, a fantasy adventure, not so unlike the stories that got him addicted to words in the first place. He wanted to do for others what his favorite writers had done for him: namely, to pick them up and to carry them to a wonderful and perilous world that is spinning very fast. If he’s done that with the Books of Babel series, then he’s happy.
Josiah lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Sharon, their daughter Maddie, and their two rabbits, Mabel and Chaplin.
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