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Geraldine Brooks on 'Caleb's Crossing'

Monday, May 16, 2011

In 1665, a young man from Martha's Vineyard became the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College. His name was Caleb, and a new novel imagines what his life was like, and who the people were that helped shape him. The new book is called “Caleb’s Crossing.” Pulitzer Prize winning novelist and journalist Geraldine Brooks is the author. She joins us in studio.

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Geraldine Brooks on Her Novel Caleb's Crossing

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Geraldine Brooks talks about her latest novel, Caleb’s Crossing. The story is based on a sliver of fact: in 1665, Caleb, a young man from Martha's Vineyard, became the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College. The narrator is Bethia Mayfield, growing up in the tiny Puritan settlement of Great Harbor. She and Caleb forge a tentative secret friendship that changes both their lives.

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Geraldine Brooks’s New Novel About the Sarajevo Haggadah

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks’s new novel, People of the Book, explores the history of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah – one of the earliest illuminated Jewish volumes.

Event: Geraldine Brooks will be speaking and signing books
Wednesday, January 9 at 7 pm
Union Square Barnes & Noble

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What to Eat

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Michael Pollan, author of Omnivore's Dilemma, shares his advice for eaters: "Don't eat anything that your great-great grandmother would not recognize as food." Also: what evolution reveals about human economics. Geraldine Brooks on her new novel. And the gurus of how-to, Al and Larry Ubell!

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