Jodi Picoult: Middleton Lectureship
Mar 19, 2013
Best-selling author Jodi Picoult served as the 2013 Harry Middleton Lecturer on Tuesday, March 19, at 6:00 p.m. in the LBJ Auditorium. Ms. Picoult discussed her novel The Storyteller (Atria Books, 2/26/13).
Ms. Picoult is the author of 19 novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Sing You Home, House Rules, Handle With Care, Change of Heart, Nineteen Minutes, and My Sister’s Keeper. Her last seven novels have debuted at number one on the New York Times bestseller list. Her books are translated into thirty four languages in thirty five countries.
About the Harry Middleton Lectureship:
Lady Bird Johnson established the Harry Middleton Lectureship in 1994 to honor the career, loyalty and legacy of Mr. Middleton, who served in the Johnson administration and as Director of the LBJ Library for 30 years. The lectureship was designed to attract and enrich the learning experiences of UT students and the Austin community. Speakers include former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, Presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Tom Brokaw, and playwright and film director David Mamet. The lecture series is co-sponsored by the LBJ Presidential Library and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation.
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