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New Yorker Staff Writer and Author D.T. Max Next Up for Great Writers, Great Readings

DT Max, photo ©Curt Richter

Hofstra University’s 11th Annual Great Writers, Great Readings Series welcomes D.T. Max, staff writer at The New Yorker whose 2012 book, Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace, was a New York Times bestseller. He is also the author of The Family That Couldn’t Sleep: A Medical Mystery.

This event will take place Wednesday, February 25, 11:15 a.m., at the Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 516-463-5410.

In advance of this literary program, the English Department is presenting a screening of The Simpsons’ episode “A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again” and the film Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009), starring John Krasinski, Timothy Hutton and Christopher Meloni. Both are inspired by the writings of David Foster Wallace, the subject of Mr. Max’s acclaimed biography.

These will take place on Monday, February 23, 6 p.m., at Breslin Hall, Room 103, South Campus. Admission is free. For more information call the English Department at 516-463-5454.

photo ©Curt Richter

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