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Great Books: An Inheritance of Literary Wealth

April 28, 2011 | Baruch Performing Arts Center | New York City

With Nathacha Appanah, Najat El Hachmi, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, and Yan Lianke; moderated by John Brenkman

Co-sponsored by The Great Works Program, Baruch College—Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

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CLIPS: Yan Lianke | Nathacha Appanah | Najat El Hachmi | Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Yesteryear’s great works bring us today’s rich literature. How does it happen? One day at a time as a writer develops his or her writing voice, learning from or reacting against those who went before them. For the fourth year in a row, Baruch Colleges Great Works Program asks its participants to select a classic work from among those being studied in the program and to discuss its resonance within his or her life and work.

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