A Celebration of Mount Auburn Cemetery
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
Reading Public Library
64 Middlesex Avenue, Reading, MA
Join the editors of the anthology Dead in Good Company: A Celebration of Mount Auburn Cemetery for stories and photographs from one of the country’s most distinguished burial grounds. Editors John Harrison and Kim Nagy discuss the journey to publishing this rich compilation of poems, photos, and essays that celebrate Mount Auburn Cemetery, America’s first garden cemetery.
In Dead in Good Company an amazing group of authors pays tribute to Mount Auburn – including Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz; historical novelist William Martin; former Mayor of Boston and Ambassador to the Vatican, Ray Flynn; Boston author and television icon, Hank Phillippi Ryan; Pulitzer Prize winner, Megan Marshall; mystery/true-crime author Kate Flora; mystery author Katherine Hall Page; medical thriller author Gary Goshgarian (Braver); broadcasting legend Upton Bell; world-renowned bird guide author and artist David Sibley; drama critic, author and host of the Theatre World Awards, Peter Filichia; screenwriter, author Chris Keane; Mass Audubon’s Wayne Petersen; Talkin’ Birds radio host, Ray Brown; author, naturalist Peter Alden; founder of Project Coyote, Camilla Fox; Director of the World Bird Sanctuary, Jeff Meshach; senior scientist for wildlife at the Humane Society of the United States, John Hadidian; historian Dee Morris; and sports writer and commentator, Dan Shaughnessy.
Book sale and signing to follow.
This program is free of charge thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Friends of Reading Public Library.