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July 15, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Andover, MA 01810
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Virtual Author Talk: Maureen Corrigan Discusses The Great Gatsby

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Maureen Corrigan, book critic for NPR's radio program "Fresh Air" and author of the book So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures, will discuss why The Great Gatsby has come to be viewed as the "Great American Novel." Maureen Corrigan is The Nicky and Jamie Grant Distinguished Professor of the Practice in Literary Criticism at Georgetown University. For the past 31 years, Corrigan has been the weekly book critic on the Peabody Award-winning NPR program, ''Fresh Air.'' She is also a Mystery Columnist for The Washington Post and publishes regularly on NPR online and The Wall Street Journal. This program is hosted by Wilmington Memorial Hall Library in collaboration with Chelmsford Library, Memorial Hall Library and Tewksbury Library. "This event is made possible through CARES Act funding to Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners."

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