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Upcoming events

Here's a list of our public events this fall semester.  If you don’t see a link to a blog entry, we will provide more information on this blog nearer to each event, but suggest you save the dates and times on your calendar for those you are interested in. 
Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book discussions   Fall discussions are September 17, October 29, and December 3.

Friday, September 7.  Author Tony Horwitz, Jackson Library Reading Room, 4-5 p.m.

Monday, September 10.  Author, storyteller and musical artist John McCutcheon, Elliott University Center Auditorium.  7 p.m.  See

Wednesday, September 12Author Doc Hendley, whose book Wine to Water: A Bartender's Quest to Bring Clean Water to the World was the campus read this summer.  …

Author Tony Horwitz to visit UNCG September 7

Tony Horwitz, one of the nation’s leading non-fiction writers will appear at UNCG on Friday, September 7 at the invitation of the University Libraries.  He will address a campus audience and Friends of the UNCG Libraries and sign copies of his books at 4 p.m. in the  Jackson Library Reading Room on the UNCG campus. Tony will also appear Saturday, September 8 at the BOOKMARKS Festival in Winston-Salem’s downtown Arts District.  It is through the courtesy of BOOKMARKS that he appears at UNCG for this event.
Horwitz is a native of Washington, D.C., and a graduate of Brown University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He worked for many years as a reporter, first in Indiana and then during a decade overseas in Australia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, mostly covering wars and conflicts as a foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. After returning to the U.S., he won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting and worked as a staff writer for The New York…