Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Announces Authors for 2016-17 Ten Evenings, Carnegie Music Hall

From Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Siddhartha Mukherjee
to “Punk Poet Laureate” Patti Smith,
Ten Evenings promises a stellar season

Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures announces its dynamic lineup of accomplished authors scheduled to appear for the 2016-17 series of Ten Evenings, sponsored by The Drue Heinz Trust:

  • September 26, 2016, Siddhartha Mukherjee, The Gene, The Emperor of All Maladies
  • October 10, 2016, Patti Smith, M Train, Just Kids
  • October 24, 2016, Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad, John Henry Days
  • November 14, 2016, Diane Rehm, On My Own, Finding My Voice
  • November 21, 2016, Douglas Brinkley, Rightful Heritage: FDR and the Land of America, Cronkite
  • December 5, 2016, Elizabeth Strout, My Name is Lucy Barton, Olive Kitteridge
  • January 30, 2017, Helen Macdonald, H Is for Hawk, Shaler’s Fish
  • February 20, 2017, Lauren Groff, Fates and Furies, Arcadia
  • March 6, 2017, Roxane Gay, Hunger, Bad Feminist
  • April 3, 2017, Timothy Egan, The Immortal Irishman, The Worst Hard Time

The season opens with physician, scientist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee whose forthcoming book The Gene weaves science, history, and personal narrative to explore one of the most important conceptual breakthroughs … Continue reading