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2014-2015 Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series

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Ticket Information

Individual tickets may be purchased at the OnCenter Box Office, 315-435-2121 or they may be purchased in person at: The Oncenter War Memorial, 760 S. State Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.

Contact the FOCL office if you have questions regarding season tickets. 315-435-1832.


2014-2015 Speakers


Scott Simon - October 14, 2014

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Author of “Windy City” and host of National Public Radio’s “Weekend Edition”.

OCPL Catalog

Official Website

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NPR Bio

 


Mark Bittman - November 5, 2014

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Chef, cookbook author, Op-Ed columnist and the Times magazine’s food columnist.

OCPL Catalog

Official Website

Twitter

New York Times Blog

 


Daniel Handler - December 15, 2014

Daniel Handler

 

Adjunct accordionist and author of the Lemony Snicket series.

OCPL Catalog

Biography @ Steven Barclay Agency

Lemony Snicket Website

Good Reads Biography & Reviews

 


Julia Alvarez - March 31, 2015

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Dominican-American poet, novelist, and essayist and author of “How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent” and “In the Time of Butterflies”.

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Official Website

Facebook

Good Reads Biography & Reviews

Photo Credit: Bill Eichner

 


Mary Roach - April 21, 2015

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Freelance writer and humorist, author of ”Bonk” and “Stiff”.

OCPL Catalog

Official Website

TED Speaker Page

Good Reads Biography & Reviews

Photo Credit: David Paul Morris

 


Erik Larson - May 19, 2015

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American journalist and nonfiction author of “Devil in the White City” and “In the Garden of Beasts”.

OCPL Catalog

Official Website

Twitter

Good Reads Biography & Reviews

 


Ticket Information

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Individual tickets may be purchased at the OnCenter Box Office, 315-435-2121 or they may be purchased in person at: The Oncenter War Memorial, 760 S. State Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.

Contact the FOCL office if you have questions regarding season tickets. 315-435-1832.



Lectures are held in the John H. Mulroy Civic Center, 441 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, New York.
All lectures begin at 7:30 PM.

For information on how to become a sponsor of the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series, please contact our FOCL office at 315-435-1832.

Proceeds of the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series will be used by Friends of the Central Library for new book and material acquisitions as well as children's programming at the Central Library and city branches.

 

* All author bios taken from the Friends of the Central Library webpage.

 

Last updated: September 8, 2014