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Three Distinguished Authors Take the Stage: Meet the Authors at St. John’s College on November 13
FOR RELEASE: October 25, 2011
CONTACT: Patricia Dempsey, 410-626-2539
Celebrated authors Louis Bayard, Jane Leavy and Lynne Olson, who share a fascination with history and its stories, take the stage to discuss their works. This special event will be held at 4 p.m. in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on November 13.
This annual event is sponsored by the Caritas Society of St. John’s College. Proceeds benefit Caritas grants for student need. Admission is $35 at the door; $30 if purchased online by November 6. The presentation is followed by wine-and-hors d’oeuvre reception and book signing with the authors. To purchase tickets online, visit www.stjohnscollege.edu/events <http://www.stjohnscollege.edu/events> . Online sales close November 12, at 9p.m. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the registration table prior to the event.
New York Times best-selling author Jane Leavy draws on more than 500 interviews with friends and family to discover just who the famed Number 7 was in “The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood”. Louis Bayard, Dagger Award nominee and one of People magazine’s top authors of the year, dives into the era of King James I in his latest historical thriller “The School of Night”. Lynne Olson, Associated Press Reporter and former White House Correspondent for the Baltimore Sun, discusses the lives of men vital to the U.S.-British Alliance in World War II in “Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood With the Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour”.
For more information an Meet the Authors and the Caritas Society, visit www.stjohnscollege.edu/events <http://www.stjohnscollege.edu/events> . For further info, contact Lesal Kilcrease at 410-757-2640 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Parking is free in the State Garage at Calvert and St. John’s streets. Handicapped parking is available on campus at Campbell Hall lot.