close
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a colour combintion to give he most comfortable contrast.

Russia in the Twentieth Century

2018-04-18 19:00:00 2018-04-18 20:30:00 America/Chicago Russia in the Twentieth Century Northwestern University professor Gary Saul Morson discusses what Russia was like in the 20th century, presenting A Gentleman in Moscow in the context of the Russian Revolution. Wilmette Public Library

Wednesday, April 18
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-04-18 19:00:00 2018-04-18 20:30:00 America/Chicago Russia in the Twentieth Century Northwestern University professor Gary Saul Morson discusses what Russia was like in the 20th century, presenting A Gentleman in Moscow in the context of the Russian Revolution. Wilmette Public Library

Northwestern University professor Gary Saul Morson discusses what Russia was like in the 20th century, presenting A Gentleman in Moscow in the context of the Russian Revolution.

Gary Saul Morson, Lawrence B. Dumas Professor of the Arts and Humanities and Professor of Slavic Languages at Northwestern University, is the author or editor of 19 books and about a hundred and fifty articles in scholarly and national publications. A member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences, he has for many years taught Northwestern's most popular undergraduate class, which is devoted to in-depth examination of Dostoevsky's Brothers Karamazov and Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. 

This event is part of the Library's 2018 One Book, Everybody Reads series, which is featuring A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles this spring.

TAGS: | Presentation |

Wilmette Public Library

Phone: 847-256-5025

Hours
Mon, Apr 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Apr 28 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 29 1:00PM to 9:00PM

About the branch

From the south: Go north on Green Bay Road. Turn left on Wilmette Ave. Turn right on Park Ave. Library is located on the corner of Wilmette Ave. and Park Ave. Parking lot is on the north side of the building. 

From the north: Go south on Green Bay Road. Turn right on Wilmette Ave. Turn right on Park Ave. Library is located on the corner of Wilmette Ave. and Park Ave. Parking lot is on the north side of the building.

From I-94 (Edens Expressway):from the South - exit at Lake Ave. East. Go east on Lake Ave. a little over 2 miles. Turn right on Park Ave. • from the North - exit at Rt. 41/Skokie Blvd. Turn left (east) on Lake Ave. Go east on Lake Ave. a little over 2 miles. Turn right on Park Ave. 


Mass transit options include CTA, Metra, and Pace.

Upcoming events