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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