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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Annual 'Seasonal Readings' on Wednesday

UPDATE: The date has been changed to December 18. The Friends of Hanley Library at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will present its 20th annual “Seasonal Readings” on WESB’s LiveLine program next week.

The show, which can be heard at 1490 AM, will be broadcast at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12. It can also be heard live online at WESB.com.

Dr. Don Ulin will offer a program based on Truman Capote’s short story, “A Christmas Memory.” This poignant and evocative story is based on Capote’s autobiographical recollection of his last Christmas spent with an elderly woman who was his distant cousin and best friend. The narrative, as told through the eyes of a 7-year-old boy, touches on friendship, family, loneliness and loss.

The annual radio readings on WESB began with the late Dr. Robert C. Laing, Jr., professor emeritus at Pitt-Bradford. Since 2001, Dr. Donald Ulin, associate professor of English, has carried on this Bradford tradition.

The Friends of Hanley Library was founded in 1990 to strengthen relations between the community and Pitt-Bradford’s Hanley Library. The Friends also acquaint area residents with what the library has to offer by sponsoring cultural and educational programs, usually related to books and their authors.

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3 comments:

DT Dave said...

Thank you!

Don Ulin said...

You're welcome. I'm glad you liked it.

Don Ulin said...

You're welcome. I'm glad you liked it.