Brooklyn Voices Presents Bestselling Author David Mitchell
September 10, 2014
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – September 10, 2014 - St. Joseph’s College (SJC), in partnership with Greenlight Bookstore, is pleased to announce that it will welcome literary giant David Mitchell to discuss his latest book The Bone Clocks as part of its fall Brooklyn Voices Lecture Series on Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Tuohy Hall Auditorium located on SJC’s Brooklyn Campus.
"David Mitchell is one of the most celebrated literary authors in the world, and an enormous favorite of ours at Greenlight,” said Jessica Stockton Bagnulo, co-owner of the Greenlight Bookstore. “We’re thrilled to be able to experience his genius in St. Joseph's beautiful spaces — The Bone Clocks is one of the most anticipated novels of the year, and we can't wait for readers to be able to enjoy it, and David's excellent company, at this event."
David Mitchell is the internationally bestselling author of Cloud Atlas, which was made into a major motion picture and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, which he presented at Greenlight Bookstore in summer 2010. His highly anticipated new novel The Bone Clocks is a stunning epic spanning 60 years that will thrill and entertain its readers while asking profound questions about mortality, legacy and the future of the world.
Tickets for the event are $30 and include a copy of The Bone Clocks. After the talk, Mitchell will sign copies of the book. For tickets, please visit http://www.greenlightbookstore.com/mitchell-sjc. For more information, please call 718.246.0200.
ABOUT BROOKLYN VOICES
Created in collaboration with Greenlight Bookstore, the aim of the Brooklyn Voices series is to promote and enhance the creative vitality of our home neighborhoods of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill by providing local writers, artists, and intellectuals with a forum in which to discuss and present their works to our neighbors, patrons, and students. Through lectures, forums, performances and public discussion, Brooklyn Voices seeks to make a meaningful contribution to the thriving intellectual culture of the neighborhood and ensure that our community remains a stimulating place in which to live, learn and do business.
ABOUT ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE
St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in over 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.