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Reader Retreat with Maureen Corrigan

CorriganThe Reader Retreat with Maureen Corrigan,
book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air
and lecturer at Georgetown University

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DATE: Saturday, November, 8th

TIME:  10am to 3pm

LOCATION:  Whitpain Farm
Blue Bell, PA



Join us for an inspiring day of books and conversation!

  • Lunch and a keynote talk by Maureen Corrigan’s about her new book So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why it Endures
  • Q&A with the author about her work as a book reviewer for NPR and The Washington Post,juror for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, and lecturer and critic-in-residence at Georgetown University
  • Book discussion of The Great Gatsby, and more!

To register click here!


10:00 – 10:30am:

10:30am – 11:45
Breakout book discussion of The Great Gatsby (led by Lynn Rosen)

11:45 – 12:15
meet & mingle; browse the Open Book pop up bookstore

12:15 – 1:30 pm: Luncheon
Introduction by Lynn Rosen: Creating the Canon: How Books Become Classics
Keynote Speaker Maureen Corrigan

1:30 – 2:00pm:  Coffee/tea/dessert and chat with the author; book signing

2:00 – 2:30pm:
What to Read Next: A review of “buzz books” & forthcoming books presented by Lynn Rosen. Get an early look at the books you will want to read and buy as gifts over the holiday season, including a peek at some Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs).

2:30 – 3:00pm:  mingle, browse books at the pop-up Bookstore, and depart.

The Reader Retreat is a wonderful opportunity to spend a few hours on a Saturday talking about books with other readers and meeting an author. The event takes place at Whitpain Farm, an historic colonial-era manor house in Blue Bell, PA. (Directions to be provided.)

Cost: $75*
Includes book discussion, lunch and author talk, workshop, and a copy of So We Read On.
*Inquire about special discounts for Whitpain Farm residents.

To register click here!

With questions  contact Lynn Rosen:


Author: Lynn Rosen

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