John Barth Reading Tuesday at Mason Hall

The Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries present acclaimed novelist John Barth, who will read from his latest book, The Development.

Tue, April 28, 2009
Mason Hall Auditorium ~ Homewood Campus
5 p.m. Book Signing and Reception, 6 p.m. Reading

Barth is the author of such honored works as The Floating Opera (1956); The Sot-Weed Factor (1960); Giles-Goat Boy (1966); Chimera (1972), which won the 1973 National Book Award; and The Book of Ten Nights and a Night (2004). He attended Johns Hopkins as a writing major, earning his bachelor’s degree in 1951 and his master’s in 1952. Barth is Pro­fessor Emeritus in the Writing Seminars.

The event is free, but reservations are suggested. Contact Stacie Spence at or 410-516-7943.

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