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Durham Literacy's 2nd Annual Author Event with Therese Anne Fowler


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On October 18, we are thrilled to present a reception and talk with Therese Anne Fowler, the Raleigh-based author of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, the national bestseller that was translated into more than 23 languages and made into a television miniseries. Therese’s new novel, A Well-Behaved Woman, about Alva Vanderbilt and her illustrious family during Gilded-Age New York, publishes just two days before the event on October 16 and has been hailed as one of the “Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018” by Publishers Weekly.


The event will take place in the incredible Gothic Reading Room in the Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library on Duke’s Campus in Durham.


  • VIP Reception is at 5:30 p.m. on October 18th: $100 ticket price for VIP reception (includes copy of book)

  • Main Reading Event is at 7:00 p.m. following the VIP reception: $30 ticket price (books available for purchase onsite)


Parking and other event details will be shared with ticket buyers.


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Big news!

Our event with Therese Anne Fowler, Author will now be in conversation with Christina Baker Kline

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Sponsored by:

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Jane Williams and Robert Kalthoff

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