TITLE: Michael Dirda
SPEAKER: Michael Dirda
EVENT DATE: 10/04/2003
RUNNING TIME: 27 minutes
Speaker Biography: Michael Dirda is the winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for criticism. He has been an editor and writer for The Washington Post Book World for the past twenty years. His tasks range from writing reviews of literary fiction, intellectual history, children's books, science fiction and fantasy, mysteries, poetry, and biography, to features and personal essays about books and writing for the Book World column, "Readings." A Fulbright Fellowship recipient, he received his bachelor's degree in English from Oberlin College and his doctorate in comparative literature from Cornell University. He is also the author of "Caring For Your Books."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2003