The Front Row, Monday, 03/01/2010

Today, we speak with both of the distinguished authors who will appear this evening on this month's Margarett Root Brown Reading Series program, presented by Inprint. Irish author and Booker-Prize-winner, John Banville (pictured), talks about the latest of his novels, The Infinities And, South Asian physician and writer, Abraham Verghese, whose two previous books were both memoirs, discusses his very first volume-length work of fiction, Cutting for Stone...
The Channing Concerts Series presents the instrumentalists of the Greenbriar Consortium, with singers, Julia Fox, soprano, and Sonja Bruzauskas, mezzo-soprano … poet, Ava Haymon … narrator, Bette Tiago … and dancers, Miriam Leek and Wes Miles … in the program, Through The Woods…Darkly: A Musical Examination of Our Relationship with the Forest. The recital is tomorrow evening at 7:30PM at Houston's First Unitarian-Universalist Church on Fannin St. Members of the Greenbriar Consortium gather in the Geary Performnace Studio for a preview session hosted by St. John Flynn.  Listen Download

Inprint and its Margarett Root Brown Reading Series present acclaimed Irish author, John Banville, sharing excerpts from and discussing his latest literary novel, The Infinities, this evening at 7:30PM in Zilkha Hall at downtown Houston's Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. He talks about the book on our program in an interview with St. John Flynn.  Listen Download

Physician and writer, Abraham Verghese, speaks with KUHF's Catherine Lu about his first novel, Cutting For Stone, published by Vintage Books, a division of Random House.  Dr. Verghese reads excerpts from his new book, and is interviewed on-stage by Houston novelist and blogger, Robert Cremins, in this month's Margarett Root Brown Reading Series program, presented by Inprint. The event is this evening at 7:30PM in Zilkha Hall at downtown Houston's Hobby Center.  Listen Download  Extended Interview