Public Reading of Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

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...
Notes from the Underground – Special Event – 5 Nov 2016

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

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...
Daily Iowan: “Fresh air for Dostoevsky”

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...
Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Event – 21 Sep 2016

Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Event – 21 Sep 2016

Anna Barker & John Kenyon Wednesday September 21, 2016 “Celebrating the City of Literature” Iowa City is the only “City of Literature” in the United States, and the Iowa City Book Festival will celebrate books and writing by leveraging the unique mix of local...