I was prepared for a somewhat brief introduction of the book and what led to its being written followed by a reading. But instead what Hoffman presented was more of a an audio/visual report on the work that led to the book and why he wrote it the way he did.Continue reading
What: Thurber House Evenings with Authors
Who: Carl Hoffman (author of Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art)
When: Monday, March 31
Where: Columbus Museum of Art
When: 7:30 p.m.
Note: I plan on attending and will report back on the evening.
Wednesday, January 29: Isabel Allende, Ripper
Thursday, February 27: Claire Messud, The Woman Upstairs
Monday, March 10: J.A. Jance, Moving Target: A Novel
Monday, March 31: Carl Hoffman, Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art
Wednesday, April 9: Bruce Weber, Life is a Wheel: Love, Death, Etc., and a Bike Ride Across America
Tuesday, May 6: Lynn Cullen, Mrs. Poe: A Novel
Evenings with Authors are held at the Columbus Museum of Art, 480 East Broad Street, and begin at 7:30 p.m. The featured guest reads from his or her most recent work and chats about writing; this is followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. Each event closes with an informal coffee and cookies reception and an opportunity to buy the author’s book(s) and get them signed.