Press contact: Sheryl Cannady (202) 707-6456
Public contact: The Center for the Book (202) 707-5221

April 9, 2003

MEDIA ADVISORY

Future Public Events Announced by the Center for the Book

The following programs are scheduled as part of the Center for the Book's continuing series of talks by authors about their recent books. All are free, open to the public and take place at the Library of Congress. No tickets are required. Book signings follow the talks. For information call 202-707-5221 or consult the center's Web site: http://www.loc.gov/loc/cfbook/.

April 10, 2003 (Thursday) 6 p.m., Madison Hall, Madison Building
John Michael Vlach will discuss his new book, "Barns," the first volume in a new series of visual source books on architecture, design, and engineering being co-published by the Library and W.W. Norton Co. Co-sponsors are the Prints and Photographs Division, the American Folklife Center and the Publishing Office of the Library of Congress.

April 14, 2003 (Monday) Noon, West Dining Room, Madison Building
Linda R. Monk will discuss her new book, "The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution" (Hyperion, 2003). Co-sponsored with the Library's Law Library.

April 21, 2003 (Monday) 6 p.m., Mumford Room, Madison Building
Rob Amberg will discuss his new book and CD, "Sodom Laurel Album" (UNC Press with Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, 2002). Co-sponsored with the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress.

April 22, 2003 (Tuesday) 6 p.m., Mumford Room, Madison Building
Iris Miller will discuss her new book, "Washington in Maps, 1606-2000" (Rizzoli International Publications, 2002). Co-sponsors are the Library's Geography and Map Division and the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.

April 26, 2003 (Saturday) 2 p.m., Mumford Room, Madison Building
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass hosts a program honoring the student winners of the annual River of Words environmental poetry and art contest.

May 19, 2003 (Monday) 11:30 a.m., Room 119, Jefferson Building
Vartan Gregorian will discuss his new book, "The Road to Home: My Life and Times" (Simon & Schuster, 2003).

May 20, 2003 (Tuesday) 6 p.m., Montpelier Room, Madison Building
Robert Caro will discuss his new book, "The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Master of the Senate" (Knopf, 2002).

June 24, 2003 (Tuesday) Noon, Room 119, Jefferson Building
Stuart E. Eizenstat will discuss his new book, "Imperfect Justice: Looted Assets, Slave Labor, and the Unfinished Business of World War II" (Public Affairs, 2003). Co-sponsored with the Library's European Division.

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PR 03-059
04/09/03
ISSN 0731-3527

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