Author Talk – Madeline Miller: The Song of Achilles
Friday, April 26 , 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Madeline Miller, author of The Song of Achilles presents a thrilling and unique retelling of the Iliad and the legend of Achilles: a tale of gods, kings, immortal fame, and the human heart. Miller has two degrees from Brown University in Latin and Ancient Greek, and has been teaching both for the past nine years. She also has a degree from Yale School of Drama, specializing in adapting classical tales to a modern audience. This debut novel is the winner of the 2012 Orange Prize, one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious literary prizes, joining among others, Ann Patchett, Zadie Smith, Barbara Kingsolver, and Téa Obreht. Books will be available for purchase and signing.