Boston Public Library Literary Lights 2017

SUN, APR 23, 2017 (1:14:04)

The Associates of the Boston Public Library recognize authors Kwame Anthony Appiah, Susan Faludi, Jane Kaminsky and Wally Lamb at the 2017 Literary Lights Awards.

Each year the Literary Lights event honors distinguished authors from the Northeast for their contributions to literature and the written word.

Literary Lights of 2017 and Their Presenters

Kwame Anthony Appiah
New York Times columnist, “The Ethicist,” and author of The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen
Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Susan Faludi
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author of Backlash: The Undeclared War against American Women
Presented by Christopher Lydon
Jane Kamensky
Harvard University professor and author of A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley
Presented by Jill Lepore
Wally Lamb
Novelist and author of I’ll Take You There and I Know This Much Is True
Presented by Andre Dubus III

Keynote speaker: The Honorable Margaret H. Marshall
First female Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Presented by David Leonard, President, Boston Public Library

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