Literary Evening at Rock Lodge
2013 Program

Book Title / Subject Author Presenter
The Little Locksmith - A moving and luminous memoir of disability, faith and transformation. [pub. c. 1942] Katherine Butler Hathaway Susan S.
Defending Jacob - Novel, court room drama, psychological exploration. [pub. 2012] William Landay Gary G.
Cloud Atlas - Different scenarios set in 18th c., 1939, 1970s, current time, future with clones, farther in future on an island after destruction of culture. Can be confusing, but fascinating. Movie, after reading book is also fascinating. Author wrote Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, A Novel set in turn of 20th Century Japan. [pub. 2004] David Mitchell Marcy G.
King: A Street Story - This story is written by a dog named King, set in France, within 24 hrs. It is written like poetry. About the homeless, community and survival. Author wrote The Art of Racing in the Rain. [pub. 2000] John Berger Eldora
Keeping Together In Time: Dance and Drill in Human History - Non-fiction. The effect of movement in human psychology. [pub. 1997] William H. McNeill Mary
On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes - Around the block with different experts. [pub. 2013] Alexandra Horowitz Dianne
Hallucinations - Non-fiction. Different forms of hallucination. [pub. 2013] Oliver Sacks Joe M.
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil - Non-fiction. Author covered the Eichmann trial in Jerusalem. [pub. 1964, revised & enlarged 1968] Hannah Arendt Sal
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt - Early Am. through the Civil War, the angels of prosperity Newly discovered documents show new picture of him. [pub. 2010] T.J. Stiles Sal
Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America - A rich, illustrated - and entertaining -- history of the iconic Grand Central Terminal. [pub. 2013] Sam Roberts and Pete Hamill Steve
Recommends Justin Ferate - a venerated historian, tour guide who leads free 90 minute Grand Central tours every friday @ 12:30p. Meets outside on 42nd Street in front of the Phillip Morris Building/Whitney Museum entrance across from Grand Central. Grand Central Partnership #: 212-883-2420. MAS.org also does a great tour on Wednesday but very different than Ferate the showman! Peter F.
Black Chanterelles - Author born in Latvia died in Ithaca, NY. For 32 years she taught German Literature at Cornell University. In late life she turned to writing poetry. Her poetic themes were childhood, nature (especially about birds), Alzheimer's, Cancer, the poetic in poetry, and lost innocence. [pub. 2012] Inta Ezergailis Inese
Agony of Leaves: A Book About Inta - Poetic biography of author's wife Inta. Emigrant, professor, poet. Traumatized by war and separations. Death by cancer. [pub. 2012] Andrew Ezergailis Inese