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Hamill and Rosenblatt together on stage

Published 11:22 am, Friday, February 28, 2014

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  • Longtime journalist and author Pete Hamill will visit the Darien Library Sunday, March 2. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed / Darien News
    Longtime journalist and author Pete Hamill will visit the Darien Library Sunday, March 2. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed

 

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Longtime journalist and author Pete Hamill, and Roger Rosenblatt, the author of "The Boy Detective," will appear together at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 2, at the Darien Library.

Rosenblatt's essays for Time magazine and PBS have won two George Polk Awards, the Peabody and the Emmy. He is the author of six off-Broadway plays and 16 books, including the national best-sellers "Kayak Morning," "Unless it Moves the Human Heart," "Making Toast," "Rules for Aging" and "Children of War," which won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. "Lapham Rising," his first novel, was also a national best-seller.

He is a distinguished professor of English and writing at Stony Brook University, and lives with his family in Bethesda, Md., and Quogue, N.Y.

Hamill, who also is an editor and screenwriter, is the author of 20 books, including the best-selling novels "Snow in August," "Forever," "North River and "Tabloid City," and the bestselling memoir, "A Drinking Life." He lives in New York City.

Books will be available for purchase and refreshments will be served.

For information,

visit www.darien

library.org or call

203-655-1234.