Sunday (October 14, 2012) at Oblong Books & Music’s Rhinebeck location, author, John Matteson discusses his award-winning book, Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father.
John Matteson is a distinguished professor of English and legal writing at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.He was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Biography for his first book, Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father
This event forms part of Rhinebeck Reads initiative, centered around Geraldine Brooks’ 2006 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, March, about Little Women author Louisa May Alcott’s father’s exploits during the American Civil War.
Matteson will discuss his own writing process and share invaluable insights into the Alcott family, gleaned through his extensive research which will offer readers the opportunity for further exploration of one of literature’s most iconic figures.
WHEN: Sunday (October 14, 2012)
PLACE: Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.