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Madeline Miller - a public reading and discussion of "Circe"

Author
Monday, February 10, 2020
4:00-6:00 PM
Gallery Hatcher Graduate Library Map
A public reading and conversation with Madeline Miller, author of 'Circe' and 'Song of Achilles.'

About the author:
Madeline Miller grew up in New York City and Philadelphia. She attended Brown University, where she earned her BA and MA in Classics. She has taught and tutored Latin, Greek, and Shakespeare to high school students for over fifteen years.

She has also studied at the University of Chicago’s Committee on Social Thought, and in the Dramaturgy department at Yale School of Drama, where she focused on the adaptation of classical texts to modern forms.

The Song of Achilles, her first novel, was awarded the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction and was a New York Times Bestseller. Miller was also shortlisted for the 2012 Stonewall Writer of the Year. Her second novel, Circe, was an instant number 1 New York Times bestseller, and won the Indies Choice Best Adult Fiction of the Year Award and the Indies Choice Best Audiobook of the Year Award, as well as being shortlisted for the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction. Circe also won The Red Tentacle Award, an American Library Association Alex Award (adult books of special interest to teen readers), and the 2018 Elle Big Book Award. It is currently being adapted for a series with HBO Max. Miller's novels have been translated into over twenty-five languages including Dutch, Mandarin, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic and Greek, and her essays have appeared in a number of publications including the Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Telegraph, Lapham's Quarterly and NPR.org. She currently lives outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

http://madelinemiller.com/
Building: Hatcher Graduate Library
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Art, Classical Studies, Literature
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Classical Studies, History of Art, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Contexts for Classics, Modern Greek Program, Interdepartmental Program in Greek and Roman History, Department of English Language and Literature, Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology