DISCUSSION & BOOKSIGNING
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17
STEPHEN WOLF at 5:00pm
Through an imaginative blend of personal memoir and meticulous research, Wolf tells the remarkable story of America’s first great public park and the most visited site in New York City. When not in Central Park, Stephen Wolf teaches writing and humanities at Berkeley College in NYC. Inspired by the book, Accolade to Audrey will be performed by the Oswego Players on August 18 & 19 at Frances Marion Brown Theatre. For tickets, call 315-343-5138.
CHUCK D'IMPERIO at 6:00pm
D’Imperio presents a fascinating look at the lives and deaths of 100 legendary Americans who are laid to rest in the Upstate area. From West Point to Lake Placid to Buffalo and all points north, south, east, and west, Graves of Upstate New York (Syracuse University Press)offers a cultural tour across the great expanse of Upstate New York in search of its famous residents and their lasting legacies.
D’Imperio is an Upstate New York treasure who proves, time and again, his knowledge of the region and all its charms – food favorites, overlooked regional museums, and iconic historical monuments.