Constance Laibe Hays Memorial Lecture: Adam Gopnik

Adam Gopnik, is an author and has been a New Yorker staff writer since 1986. he is the author of  six books which range from essays collections to children's novels.  In addition, he was The New Yorker's art critic from 1987 to 1995, and its Paris correspondent from 1995 to 2000.
 
Gopnik has three National Magazine awards, for essays and for criticism, and also the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting. In March of 2013, he was awarded the medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. He lectures widely and his first musical, 'The Most Beautiful Room In New York,' opened in 2017, at the Long Wharf Theatre, in New Haven, CT.
 
Long-time New York Times reporter and the author of The Real Thing: Truth and Power at the Coca-Cola Company, Constance Laibe Hays considered the Nantucket Atheneum one of her favorite places in the world. In 2005, Mrs. Hays died of cancer. To support the work of both new and established writers, her family and friends established an annual lecture in her honor.
 
$25 Admission. Tickets on sale at the Nantucket Atheneum and online beginning July 1.
Event date: 
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 8:00pm
Event address: 
Great Harbor Yacht Club
Washington Street Ext.
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