THE ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION of BOSTON
Will HONOR the AWARD WINNING and PROMINENT AUTHOR
ANDRES DUBUS III
AUTHOR OF THE YEAR
Wednesday, November 12, 6 o'clock
THE UNION CLUB
Eight Park Street, Boston
ESU recognizes writers with a distinct voice that when combined with extraordinary use of the English language produces writing that can be most memorable and profound, enlightening and entertaining and extremely worthy of a reader's concentrated attention. Such is the voice of our ESU Author of the Year Andre Dubus Ill.
With simple, unvarnished prose, Dubus finds the extraordinary in the ordinary lives of his unforgettable characters-the bank teller, the bartender, the exotic dancer, the immigrants, the tuned-out teenager- stopped in time within his richly rendered stories.
Andre Dubus Ill is the author of six books, including the New York Times' bestsellers House of Sand and Fog, The Garden of Last Days, and his memoir, Townie. His most recent book, Dirty Love, published in the fall of 2013, was a New York Times "Notable Book" selection, a New York Times "Editors' Choice", a 2013 Notable Fiction" choice from the Washington Post, and a Kirkus "Starred Best Book of 2013". The author will do a book signing following his presentation
Tickets are $25 for members and $50 non-members, including hors d'oeuvres and a complimentary glass of wine. Cash bar. Please RSVP to Catharine-Mary Donovan (firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-266-2263). To pay online, use the PayPal Button below. Checks should be sent in advance of the event and made out to ESU Boston, c/o Catharine Mary Donovan, 117 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116 By November 9th. Click Here to download Flyer
Please note the dress code for the Union Club is "Business Casual" (shirts with collar, dress slacks, and non-athletics shoes for men, and equivalent attire for women) although many male members will continue to appear in suit and tie
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