John McPhee’s writing career began at Time magazine and led to his long association with The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer since 1965. That same year he published his first book, A Sense of Where You Are, with Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and in the years since, he has written nearly 30 books, including Oranges, Coming into the Country, The Control of Nature, The Founding Fish, Uncommon Carriers, and Silk Parachute. Encounters with the Archdruid and The Curve of Binding Energy were nominated for National Book Awards in the category of science. McPhee received the Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters in 1977. In 1999, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Annals of the Former World.
Wednesday, November 15, at 11:15 a.m.
Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus
Admission to Great Writers, Great Readings events is free and open to the public.
For more information, call the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669 or visit hofstra.edu/gwgr.