Book Talk: Madeline Miller "Circe"

Don’t miss the chance to hear novelist Madeline Miller speak with her editor Lee Boudreaux about her phenomenally successful retelling of the life of the Greek goddess, Circe, on Festival Day at Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival 2020. 

Described as “bold and subversive” (The New York Times), “blisteringly modern” (The Times) and “a daring feminist take on a classic narrative” (O Magazine), Circe has won numerous awards and accolades, and was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller.

Tickets ($25) will include an advanced paperback copy of Circe, available for pick up at Watchung Booksellers after April 14, 2020. Tickets available bit.ly/2rE9ZTI

Madeline Miller has taught and tutored Latin, Greek, and Shakespeare to high school students for over 15 years. The Song of Achilles, her first novel, was awarded the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction and was a New York Times bestseller. Her second novel, Circe, was winner of the Goodreads Choice Award, and was widely named best book of the year. 

Lee Boudreaux is Vice President and Editorial Director of Lee Boudreaux Books. She joined Little, Brown in 2014 after nine years as Editorial Director of Ecco, a division of HarperCollins. Novels she has edited have won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Orange Prize, the PEN/Hemingway Award, and have been finalists for the National Book Award, the Booker prize, and the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

This event is part of Succeed2gether’s fourth annual Montclair Literary Festival, which will take place from March 25 to 29, 2020. Visit succeed2gether.org/montclair-literary-festival/ for more details of the program, which will feature more than 100 authors. The festival is a fundraiser for Montclair-based non-profit Succeed2gether, which offers free after-school one-on-one tutoring and enrichment classes with the aim of closing the education opportunity gap in Essex County.

Contact Information
  1. Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival
  2. 973-746-0553
  3. montclairliteraryfestival@gmail.com
Sat, March 28
4:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 03/28/2020 4:00pm 03/28/2020 5:00pm America/New_York Book Talk: Madeline Miller "Circe"

Don’t miss the chance to hear novelist Madeline Miller speak with her editor Lee Boudreaux about her phenomenally successful retelling of the life of the Greek goddess, Circe, on Festival Day at Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival 2020.

Described as “bold and subversive” (The New York Times), “blisteringly modern” (The Times) and “a daring ...

40 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

The Sanctuary, First Congregational Church

40 South Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042

Sign Up for E-Calendar

Montclair

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-Calendar

Montclair

Three-Year-old Bloomfield Child raises $300 for first responders and healthcare workers - "Gab's Beads of Hope"

April 7, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Like so many people these days, Matt and Jenny Sollecito are working from home while managing child care for their two young daughters, Gabriella, age 3 and Malia, age 1. 

These Bloomfield, NJ residents have found a way to combine a fun activity their oldest daughter could do that would also help her learn to appreciate the great work being done by first responders ...

New Essex County Cases, Deaths Increase as Coronavirus Surge Continues

April 8, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced another the newest positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths, the most to date, at his Tuesday afternoon press conference along with and state officials.

There are 3,361 new cases with 232 new deaths, the largest number in one day. Statewide, there are 44,416 positive cases and 1,232 deaths in total as of ...

Letter to the Editor: Managing a Public Health Crisis While Planning for Recovery

April 2, 2020

We, like many communities, have seen an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. The Montclair Department of Health is reporting that we currently have 50 cases, with ten people who did not survive the illness. All of those who did not survive had underlying health conditions. To the families of those who have lost their lives, we offer our deepest sympathies.  

While difficult, we ...

Cycling to help find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

April 8, 2020

     Lake Hiawatha resident Brian Donlin continues to train and fund-raise to help to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Every year, hundreds of cyclists gather in different cities to ride in support of JDRF research at their “Ride to Cure T1D” events. Some are kids and adults with T1D, and some are the friends ...