Novelists Russell Banks and Richard Russo at Folger Theatre
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The last date listed for Novelists Russell Banks and Richard Russo was Friday November 21, 2008 / 8:00pm.
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The Pulitzer Prize finalist and Pulitzer Prize winner read from new novels that explore richly drawn fictional worlds set in upstate New York.
Russell Banks is the author of 16 works of fiction, including, most recently, The Reserve. Two of his novels, Continental Drift and Cloudsplitter, were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. Affliction, a PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist, has been made into an award-winning film, as has The Sweet Hereafter, which won the Grand Prix and International Critics Prize at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.
Richard Russo is the author of six novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Empire Falls, as well as a collection of short stories and several produced screenplays. His most recent novel is Bridge of Sighs. He and his wife, Barbara, divide their time between coastal Maine and Boston.
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Home to the world’s largest Shakespeare collection, Folger Shakespeare Library is a world-class center for scholarship, learning, culture, and the arts.
The Folger’s Elizabethan Theatre, modeled after the innyard theatres popular in Shakespeare’s day, hosts more than 40,000 audience members each year. It presents a full calendar of performances and programs, from the Helen Hayes Award-winning Folger Theatre productions and Folger Poetry readings to early music concerts by the Folger Consort and family activitie.
The Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, is home to the world’s largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials and to major collections of other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts, and works of art.