Coming Events in Huntsville & Madison
- **Acclaimed author coming to HLA event
Huntsville Times Sunday, April 24, 2005
Author Diane McWhorter, winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction
for "Carry Me Home," will discuss her work Thursday [April 28] evening
in Ridley Hall, Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 208 Eustis Ave.
Sponsored by the Huntsville Literary Association, her talk will focus on
political analysis and the process of researching and writing.
Light refreshments will be served at 7 p.m. followed by McWhorter's
talk. The event is open to the public free of charge.
McWhorter, a native of Birmingham, is a renowned journalist who
contributes regularly to The New York Times and USA Today. She is
currently researching and writing a book about Huntsville. For more
information, call Evie Spearman at 534-9964.
** Alabama encyclopedia editors will speak
MADISON - The editors of the forthcoming "Encyclopedia of Alabama" will
address the Madison Historic and Preservation Society at the Round House
on the village green in downtown Madison Thursday [April 28] at 7 p.m.
The encyclopedia will be a comprehensive, online reference work on
Alabama's history, culture, geography and natural environment. Planned
for launch in 2007, it will be available through the Internet.
The discussion is part of the Auburn University Center of Arts and
Humanities 2005 Draughon Seminars. Admission is free.
For more details, call 461-8938.
A.J. Wright, M.L.S.
Director, Section on the History of Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology Library
University of Alabama at Birmingham
619 19th Street South, JT965
Birmingham AL 35249-6810
(205) 975-5963 [fax]