Daniel Mendelsohn at the Hudson Library

Award-winning memoirist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn will discuss his latest book, An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic. Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library JournalThe Christian Science Monitor, and NewsdayAn Odyssey tells the story of a father and son’s transformative journey in reading—and reliving—Homer’s epic masterpiece. Dwight Garner of the New York Times said, “Mendelsohn has written a book that’s accessible to nearly any curious reader. The book partakes of at least four genres: classroom drama; travel writing; biographical memoir; literary criticism. Revealing and funny . . . Mendelsohn makes Homer’s epic shine in your mind.”

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

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96 Library Street
Hudson, OH 44236
An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and an Epic Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345806215
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - July 31st, 2018

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