Fiction Reading by Hector Tobar

April 16, 2013 - 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm (already occurred)

Hector Tobar is a Los Angeles-born novelist and journalist. He is the author of three books, most recently "The Barbarian Nurseries," which was named a New York Times Notable Book in 2011 and also won the California Book Award Gold Medal for Fiction, a distinction Tobar shares with John Steinbeck, among others. The Los Angeles Times called "The Barbarian Nurseries" “a book of extraordinary scope and extraordinary power.” Tobar has also worked as a reporter and was part of the team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the 1992 L.A. riots.

Additional Info

This event is free and open to the public and will be followed by refreshments.

Contact Info

Dr. Catherine R. Newman
413-542-8200
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