December 11, 2001 Future Events from the Center for the Book

Press Contact: Craig D'Ooge (202) 707-9189
Public Contact: Center for the Book (202) 707-5221

The following programs are scheduled as part of the Center for the Book "Books & Beyond" author series. All programs are free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

February 13, 2002 (Wednesday) 6 p.m.
Mumford Room, Madison Building
Kathleen Thompson and Hilary Mac Austin, editors of Children of the Depression (Indiana University Press, 2001), a book of 162 black-and-white photos by Farm Security Administration photographers, will present an illustrated talk about their book. Co-sponsored with the Library's Prints and Photographs Division.

March 5, 2002 (Tuesday) 6 p.m.
Mumford Room, Madison Building
William B. Jones will discuss his new book, Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History (MacFarland, 2002). Co-sponsored with the Library's Serial and Government Publications Division.

March 19, 2002 (Tuesday) 6 p.m.
Montpelier Room, Madison Building
Akasha Gloria Hull, author of Soul Talk: The New Spirituality of African-American Women (Inner Traditions, 2001), will be joined by poets Lucille Clifton and Dolores Kendrick for a presentation about Soul Talk and the lives of African-American women writers. Co-sponsored with the Library's Poetry and Literature Office.

The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress was established in 1977 to stimulate public interest in books, reading, and libraries. Its program is supported by tax-deductible contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations. For information about its projects and publications and the activities of its affiliates in 42 states and the District of Columbia, consult its Web site at


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