Steven Millhauser, author of four novels and nine short fiction collections, received the Pulitzer Prize for his 1996 novel Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer, about a young entrepreneur in turn-of-the-century New York City. Kirkus Review called the book “A fascinating and provocative portrayal of America that hums with energy and wit.” His new book is the story collection Voices in the Night (2015), which the Boston Globe called “Masterful . . . intriguing and disturbingly intoxicating.”
Author Scott Christianson will discuss and sign copies of his book, Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War, about the Nalle rescue of 1860, at the Lansingburgh Historical Society, the Herman Melville House, 2 114th St. (and corner of 1st Avenue), Troy, NY, on May 15 at 7 PM. The event is open free to the public. (518)235-3501.