BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Inprint - ECPv4.9.12//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Inprint X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Inprint BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0600 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:CDT DTSTART:20220313T080000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0600 TZNAME:CST DTSTART:20221106T070000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20221010T193000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20221010T210000 DTSTAMP:20240226T155753 CREATED:20220707T210337Z LAST-MODIFIED:20221005T211638Z SUMMARY:Inprint Maggie O'Farrell Reading DESCRIPTION: \n  \nFor more information on season subscriptions\, click here. \nNew York Times bestseller Maggie O’Farrell will give a reading from her new novel The Marriage Portrait\, followed by an on-stage conversation with Houston writer and former Houston Chronicle book editor Maggie Galehouse. The evening will conclude with a book sale and signing. General admission tickets include a hardcover copy of O’Farrell’s new novel The Marriage Portrait\, available for pickup at the theatre on the night of the event or at the Inprint office afterwards. Snail mail receipt of the book can also be made upon request at by Friday\, October 14. \nParking will be available in the Welcome Center Garage. For a map with the parking location\, click here. \nFor more information about the Inprint Maggie O’Farrell Online Rebroadcast\, click here. \nMAGGIE O’FARRELL is “a miracle in every sense” (Ann Patchett). In 2020\, O’Farrell published the New York Times bestseller Hamnet – “a family saga bursting with life\, touched by magic\, and anchored in affection” (The Boston Globe). Now translated into more than 32 languages and optioned for the screen by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment\, Hamnet was the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the UK Women’s Prize for Fiction. O’Farrell’s debut novel After You’d Gone won the Betty Trask Award and The Hand That First Held Mine was recipient of the Costa Book Award for Fiction. Her other works include the novels The Distance Between Us\, Instructions for a Heat Wave\, This Must Be the Place\, and the acclaimed memoir I Am\, I Am\, I Am. \nShe joins us to read from and talk about her new novel The Marriage Portrait\, which follows the story of young duchess Lucrezia de’Medici as she makes her way in sixteenth century Florence. When the duke’s eldest daughter dies unexpectedly on the eve of her wedding\, Lucrezia is thrust unwittingly into a troubled marriage and an unfamiliar court. Packed with beauty and emotion\, O’Farrell’s new novel — inspired by Robert Browning’s poem My Last Duchess — offers an extraordinary portrait of one resilient woman’s attempt to shape the future of the powerful Ferranese dynasty. O’Farrell was born in Northern Ireland and lives in Edinburgh. \nMAGGIE GALEHOUSE is an award-winning local writer\, editor\, and researcher. She was the former book editor at the Houston Chronicle\, and she has reported on education\, crime\, and business for a variety of newspapers. She currently works as a Program Director in the Communications Department at MD Anderson Cancer Center. \n URL: LOCATION:Cullen Performance Hall\, University of Houston\, 4300 University Drive\, Houston\, TX\, 77204 CATEGORIES:2022/2023 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR