Chautauqua Institution

CLSC Author Series

3:30 p.m., Thursdays, Hall of Philosophy, (unless otherwise noted)

Each summer, the CLSC chooses nine books of literary quality and invites the authors to Chautauqua present their work.

CLSC Author Presentation
June 26, 2014
  • Roger Rosenblatt

    Thursday, June 26, 2014 | 03:30pm
    Location: Hall of Philosophy

    The Boy Detective: A New York ChildhoodRoger Rosenblatt Resisting the deadening silence of his family home in the elegant yet stiflingly ...

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July 03, 2014
  • Chang-rea Lee

    Thursday, July 03, 2014 | 03:30pm
    Location: Hall of Philosophy

    On Such a Full Sea   Chang-rae Lee   In a long-declining future American, abandoned urban neighborhoods have been repurposed as secure, self-contained labor ...

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July 10, 2014
  • Christopher Wakling

    Thursday, July 10, 2014 | 03:30pm
    Location: Hall of Philosophy

    What I Did Christopher Wakling “This is a story about a terrible thing which happens to me. I have to warn you ...

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July 17, 2014
  • Danielle Allen

    Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 03:30pm
    Location: Hall of Philosophy

    Our Declaration Danielle Allen In just 1,337 words, the Declaration of Independence changed the world, but curiously it is now rarely read ...

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July 24, 2014
  • Frank X Walker

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 03:30pm
    Location: Hall of Philosophy

    When Winter Come: The Ascension of York Frank X Walker A sequel to the award-winning Buffalo Dance, Frank X Walker’s When Winter ...

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July 31, 2014
  • Brian Winter

    Thursday, July 31, 2014 | 03:30pm
    Location: Hall of Philosophy

    Why Soccer MattersBrian Winter Nearly 60 years since his first World Cup appearance, the legendary Pelé provides new insights on the ...

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August 07, 2014
  • E. L. Doctorow

    Thursday, August 07, 2014 | 03:30pm
    Location: Hall of Philosophy

    Andrew's Brain E. L. Doctorow Speaking from an unknown place and to an unknown interlocutor, Andrew is thinking, Andrew is talking, Andrew ...

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August 14, 2014
  • John Colman Wood

    Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 03:30pm
    Location: Hall of Philosophy

    The Names of Things John Colman Wood The anthropologist’s wife, an artist, didn’t want to follow her husband to the remote desert ...

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August 21, 2014
  • Sheri Fink

    Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 03:30pm
    Location: Hall of Philosophy

    Photo by Jen Dessinger Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged HospitalSheri Fink In the tradition of the best ...

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July 09, 2015
  • Gilbert King, CLSC Author

    Thursday, July 09, 2015 | 03:30pm
    Location: Hall of Philosophy

    Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New AmericaGilbert King In 1949, Florida's orange industry ...

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