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The Fine Line Between Fact and Fiction

05/21/18 | 6:00 PM

The Cornelia Street Cafe

29 Cornelia St, Map

212-989-9319

$10


21-05-2018 12:00:00 21-05-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York The Fine Line Between Fact and Fiction | 6:00 PM Aspen Words Executive Director Adrienne Brodeur in conversation with authors Jennifer Haupt and Marcia Butler. Haupt will discuss her debut novel, In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills, which draws heavily on her experiences as a journalist in post-genocide Rwanda. Butler will discuss her memoir, The Skin Above my Knee, the story of her career as a professional oboist and her struggle to find beauty and order in music as her personal life threatened to destroy her. "Journalist Haupt spent time in Rwanda researching the nature of grief and forgiveness. In this intensely beautiful debut, she shows that it's indeed women who hold up half the sky." — Library Journal Butler's unmistakable bravery turned a traumatized girl into a world-class musician, then into a writer of memorable grace and force. — National Book Review http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=303645 The Cornelia Street Cafe The Cornelia Street Cafe

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Aspen Words Executive Director Adrienne Brodeur in conversation with authors Jennifer Haupt and Marcia Butler. Haupt will discuss her debut novel, In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills, which draws heavily on her experiences as a journalist in post-genocide Rwanda. Butler will discuss her memoir, The Skin Above my Knee, the story of her career as a professional oboist and her struggle to find beauty and order in music as her personal life threatened to destroy her.

"Journalist Haupt spent time in Rwanda researching the nature of grief and forgiveness. In this intensely beautiful debut, she shows that it's indeed women who hold up half the sky." — Library Journal

Butler's unmistakable bravery turned a traumatized girl into a world-class musician, then into a writer of memorable grace and force. — National Book Review

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