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Writing for 'The New Yorker,' Remembering Hollywood

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:00pm

Rafik B. Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium 37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Writing for 'The New Yorker,' Remembering HollywoodJoin the Library Associates, the English Department, the Journalism Program, and GEMA for a conversation between Margaret Talbot, staff writer for 'The New Yorker,' and Georgetown Professor and Critic-in-Residence Maureen Corrigan. Ms. Talbot will discuss her new book, 'The Entertainer: Movies, Magic, and My Father's Twentieth Century,' which tells the thrilling story of the rise of popular culture through the life and career of her father, Lyle Talbot.

RSVP by March 10 at www.library.georgetown.edu/rsvp.

Margaret Talbot has been a staff writer for ?The New Yorker? magazine since 2003, and was a Contributing Writer at ?The New York Times? magazine and Executive Editor at ?The New Republic? magazine before that. Her articles and essays have been collected in anthologies including ?The Best American Science Writing? and ?The Anchor Essay Annual,? and she is the recipient of a 1999 Whiting Writer?s Award. Her first book, ?The Entertainer: Movies, Magic, and My Father?s Twentieth Century,? was published by Riverhead in November 2012.

The Georgetown University Library Associates are a group of Georgetown alumni, parents and friends dedicated to supporting the Library. To learn more, contact us at 202.687.7446 or visit us at library.georgetown.edu/associates.

The Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance (GEMA) has over 2,000 alumni members representing a diversity of specialties including film, television, theater, publishing, music, sports, journalism, public relations and many other fields in media and entertainment.

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