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Saturday, April 7 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
7L: Word by Word: An Exercise in Close Reading FULL
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An exercise in close reading. The discussion will help illuminate the consequences of decisions that writers make word by word and phrase by phrase when constructing sentences, as well as the way associative thinking works when one is trying to read analytically, and possibly even the larger implications of close reading in terms of decoding the world.

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Karen Shepard

Author, AN EMPIRE OF WOMEN
Karen Shepard is a Chinese-American born and raised in New York City.  She is the author of four novels, An Empire of Women, The Bad Boy’s Wife, Don’t I Know You?, and The Celestials, which was short-listed for the Massachusetts Book Award and the William Saroyan International... Read More →
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Jim Shepard

Author, THE BOOK OF ARON
Jim Shepard is the author of seven novels, including most recently The Book of Aron, which won the Sophie Brody Medal for Achievement in Jewish Literature from the American Library Association and the PEN/New England Award for fiction, and five story collections, including his new... Read More →


Saturday April 7, 2018 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Charles River Room - 4th Floor

Attendees (40)