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Steven Galloway to read at UNB Fredericton

Author: UNB Newsroom

Posted on Aug 29, 2018

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton

The University of New Brunswick would like to invite you to a literary reading by acclaimed Canadian writer Steven Galloway, which will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the UNB's Fredericton Campus.

Galloway is the author of three critically-acclaimed novels including his latest international bestseller, The Cellist of Sarajevo. This third novel was a finalist for the BC Book Prize's Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize.

Set against the backdrop of war, it is the story of a cellist who plays Albinoni's Adagio once a day in memory of 22 people killed by mortar fire while waiting for bread rations. As the cellist honours each victim, a hidden shooter threatens to bring an early end to his tributes.

For more information, contact Ross Leckie at the English Department at 458-7395.

Contact:

Natasha St. Pierre, Communication Officer (506) 458-7969