A Gentleman in Moscow

by Amor Towles

(2018 selection)


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Schedule of Events

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All programs will be held in the Library auditorium, unless otherwise designated.

Sunday, March 18, at 2 pm: TITLE.  Film studies professor Michael Smith....

Tuesday, April 3, at 7 pm: The Trump-Russia Investigation: Making Sense of a Complex Story. Wilmette resident and retired litigator Steven J. Harper discusses the Trump-Russia Timeline that he has created for journalist Bill Moyers's website (billmoyers.com) as a means of identifying and assembling all of the relevant facts about this chapter of American history. 

Sunday, April 8, at 2 pm:  An Afternoon of Russian Music and Dance. Chicago Cossacks, a Russian and Ukrainian folk music and dance ensemble, performs in concert on traditional instruments. All musicians in the ensemble received formal music degrees in the former Soviet Union.

Tuesday, April 10, at 10:30 am: Classics & Contemporary Book Discussion. A discussion of A Gentleman in Moscow, led by a staff librarian.

Wednesday, April 18, at 7 pm: Russia in the Twentieth Century. Northwestern University professor Gary Saul Morson discusses what Russia was like in the twentieth century and presents an opportunity to reflect on the history that affected so much of humanity since the Revolution took place a century ago.

Sunday, April 22, at 3 pm: Author Amor Towles Discusses A Gentleman in Moscow.   Wilmette Jr. High School Auditorium, 620 Locust Road, Wilmette.  Mr. Towles discusses his novel. No tickets required. A book signing will be held following the program. Copies of A Gentleman in Moscow will be available on site for purchase from The Book Stall.




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