Friday, March 14, 2008
The Countdown Begins
38 Days to Go for The Big Read - D.C.
The Big Read - D.C. kicks off Thursday, April 24, 2008 (6 PM) at the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. Afterwards, enjoy a month of Big Read activities and events from performances to walking tours, readings, films, and an opportunity to learn The Charleston - 2008 is the 85th anniversary.
Time to pick up your copy of The Great Gatsby at the DC Public Library, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Busboys and Poets and other local bookstores.
What does this book mean to readers today? See the following New York Times article (February 17, 2008):
"Gatsby's Green Light Beckons a New Set of Strivers"