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Johannes Lichtman Reading and Conversation with Peter C. Baker

Reed's Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program presents Portland-based author Johannes Lichtman reading from his critically acclaimed novel Such Good Work. He will be joined in conversation by author Peter C. Baker.

Join us on Friday, March 26, at 6 p.m. PST for this virtual event. Free and open to the public. Contact for information on how to join via Zoom.

Johannes Lichtman was named a "5 Under 35" honoree by the National Book Foundation for his debut novel, Such Good Work (Simon & Schuster). His writing has appeared in Tin House, The Sun, Los Angeles Review of Books, Oxford American, and elsewhere, and he is a regular contributor to Travel + Leisure.

“Lichtman [is] a remarkable thinker and social satirist…Such Good Work introduces a writer who is willing to openly contradict himself, to stand corrected, to honor both men and women, to ask sincere questions and let them ring unanswered.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES

Peter C. Baker’s essays, criticism, and reporting have been published by The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Review of Books, The Guardian “Long Read,” and elsewhere. He is currently a finalist for the international True Story Award, in recognition of his writing on Chicago high school students’ attempts to grapple with their city’s history of police torture. His first novel, Planes, to be published by Knopf next year, tells the story of lives in North Carolina and Rome linked by the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation practices.

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Posted on Feb 26, 2021

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