Big Read: Author Jay Jennings Explores the Life and Legacy of True Grit Author Charles Portis

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Big Read: Author Jay Jennings Explores the Life and Legacy of True Grit Author Charles Portis

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m. for the kick-off of Indy’s Big Read with author Jay Jennings as he explores the life and legacy of True Grit author Charles Portis. Jay Jennings is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in many national newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Lowbrow Reader, Garden & Gun, Travel & Leisure and Oxford American.

 

His Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany, collected the reportage, travel writing, short stories and drama by the novelist best-known for True Grit. The collection was named Book of the Year for 2012 by Books & Culture, and the New York Times Book Review called it “a thoughtfully composed selection of published work spiced with rare and fresh material.” A book signing will follow.

Cost:
Eiteljorg members – Free
Non-members/General Public – Talk included with admission to the museum

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Date:
April 13
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Venue

The Eiteljorg Museum
500 W Washington St
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46204
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