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Release Date: 02/12/2013

Joyce Carol Oates reads from 'The Accursed' March 12 at The Seattle Public Library

"The Accursed"

Joyce Carol Oates will read from her latest novel, "The Accursed," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m. Auditorium doors will open at 6:30 p.m.


"The Accursed" is a story of possession, power and loss in early 20th century Princeton, a cultural crossroads of the powerful and the damned.


Oates is author of the national best-sellers "We Were the Mulvaneys," "Blonde," and "The Falls." She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978. She is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award.


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis and media sponsor The Seattle Times. It is presented in partnership with University Book Store. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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