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Hollinghurst to read from his work, Oct. 6

British author Alan Hollinghurst will read from his work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Hollinghurst is serving this fall as an Old Dominion Fellow and as a lecturer in the Humanities Council and the Creative Writing Program.

He won Somerset Maugham and E.M. Forster awards for his first novel, "Swimming-Pool Library" (1988). It was followed by "The Folding Star" in 1994, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction and won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. He also is the author of "Spell" (1998) and, most recently, "The Line of Beauty," which is shortlisted for the 2004 Booker Prize.

The event is part of the Creative Writing Program's Althea Ward Clark Reading Series.

Contact: Tom Bartus(609) 258-3601

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