An Evening with Madeline Miller

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Teens , Adults

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Join us for an evening with Madeline Miller, one of the leaders in Greek retellings and New York Times bestselling author, to discuss her works, Song of Achilles and Circe.

Miller’s debut novel, The Song of Achilles, was awarded the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction. Her second novel, Circe, was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller. Before she was a novelist, Madeline Miller earned her BA and MA in Classics from Brown University, and she taught and tutored Latin, Greek, and Shakespeare to high school students for more than fifteen years. Her novels have been translated into over twenty-five languages, and her essays have appeared in The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Lapham's Quarterly and

This program is presented in collaboration with multiple Illinois libraries.

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