Why Fiction Matters
Two Pulitzer-Prize Winning Authors in Person on the Truth-Telling Power of Literature
Elizabeth Strout, novelist and short-story writer, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for “Olive Kitteridge,” will explain why she believes a reader finds “the truest things” in good fiction, while gaining compassion through understanding the experience of others.
Viet Thanh Nguyen – May 3, 7 p.m.
Central Library Auditorium
Viet Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize winning author of “The Sympathizer,” will join Library Director Diane Kresh in conversation about his writings and the role of fiction in illuminating issues of consequence.