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2009 Marfield Prize

2009 Winner

Linda Gordon, Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (W. W. Norton & Company)

2009 Finalists

David Lehman, A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs (Shocken)

Lilian Pizzichini, The Blue Hour: A Life of Jean Rhys (W. W. Norton & Company)

Judith L. Sensibar, Faulkner and Love: The Women Who Shaped His Art
(Yale University Press)

2009 Judges

Richard Ford, novelist

Marita Golden, novelist

Molly Peacock, poet

 

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Tuesday, November 18th

Marfield Prize Annual Readers’ Tea Recap

Our ninth annual Marfield Prize competition Readers’ Tea was held on Sunday, November 9, and proved to be an outstanding event!  Club members and friends gathered together to sip tea and champagne while choosing among a wide variety of books to be considered for the 2014 Prize. Over 25 members and friends volunteered to read,…

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Friday, November 7th

Out and About: Diplomacy at E Street Cinema

On November 21st E Street Cinema will present Diplomacy, directed by iconic filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff. This French-German co-production was already a huge success in France, and it is set in Paris on a fateful night during World War II. It tells the story of two men in a diplomatic game of cat and mouse that…

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Friday, November 7th

Arts Club Closed for Veterans Days

The Arts Club will be closed on Tuesday, November 11th for Veterans Day. We will reopen on Wednesday.

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