Public Reading of Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

The Book Festival public reading of Moby-Dick starts on October 10. To sign up please email Nick Dolan at: mobydickiowacity@gmail.com We will read in front of the Old Capitol on: Tuesday, October 10, 9AM - 9PM Wednesday, October 11, 9AM - 7PM And under the WHALE...

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Notes from the Underground – Special Event – 5 Nov 2016

Dostoevsky's Underground Man: The Dawn of Modern Consciousness & the Ubiquity of Human Suffering WHEN: November 5, 2016, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. WHERE: Old Capitol Museum Supreme Court Chamber FEE: $45 Join us for a special Iowa Writers' House literary immersion event as...

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Panel Discussion: Crime and Punishment at 150 (6 Oct 2016)

Details Date: 6 October 2016 Time: 2 - 3 PM Location: Iowa City Public Library Meeting Room A Facebook Event Page: Click Here Description Dostoevsky’s Notions of Criminality and Redemption for 21st Century Readers. 2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the publication...

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Daily Iowan: “Fresh air for Dostoevsky”

[Source: "Fresh air for Dostoevsky," Daily Iowan, Claire Dietz, 4 Oct 2016] By Claire Dietz Claire-dietz@uiowa.edu This morning, the Book Festival opened with something truly fitting of a UNESCO City of Literature: a public, open-air reading of one of literature’s...

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