Authors Monique Truong, Allegra Goodman & Myla Goldberg To Appear
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Folger Consort, the award-winning early-music ensemble, always gifts its audiences with something special for the holidays, and this year is no exception. Christmas in New Spain celebrates the Consort's Instruments of Exploration theme, exploring the 16th and 17th century religious music of Mexico and Peru, seasonal works by Latin American and Spanish composers, and lively early baroque dances. Enjoy the festively decorated Elizabethan Theatre at this special Yuletide concert, featuring the vocal ensemble, guitar, harp, violin, viol and bassoon. Learn More
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Born in Saigon, Monique Truong received the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for her second novel, Bitter in the Mouth, which also was listed among the 25 Best Fiction Books of 2010 by Barnes & Noble. Her first novel, The Book of Salt, was a national bestseller and the recipient of the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, the Bard Fiction Prize, and a Stonewall Book Award, among many others. Learn more about Monique and her works.
Allegra Goodman is the author of The Cookbook Collector, Intuition, Paradise Park, Kaaterskill Falls, The Family Markowitz, and Total Immersion. She is the recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award, the Salon Award for Fiction, and a fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She lives with her family in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is writing a new novel. Read more about Allegra's books.
Myla Goldberg’s bestselling first novel, Bee Season, was a New York Times Notable Book for 2000, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, the NYPL Young Lions Award, and the Barnes & Noble Discover Award. She is also author of two other novels, Wickett’s Remedy and The False Friend. She writes and teaches in Brooklyn. Visit Myla's website here.
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