Reading Matters: How Books Can Change Your Life
Michael Dirda in the Wilda Marston theater at the Loussac library in Anchorage. Photo courtesy of What Do I Know?
Whether it’s the story itself, the environment in which we read or the simple touch and presence of books in our home, books impact our lives from a very young age. This week on Addressing Alaskans, listen to “Reading Matters: How Books Can Change Your Life” a talk given by book critic and author, Michael Dirda at the Loussac Library 25th anniversary celebration.
- Washington Post: Dirda on Books
- Books by Michael Dirda
- Barnes and Noble Review: Michael Dirda
- ADN: Find out today ‘How Books Can Change Your Life’ – Mike Dunham interview with Michale Dirda
- Anchorage Library Foundation: Celebrating 25 years of Loussac
BROADCAST ON KSKA: Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., repeats Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
RECORDED: August 28, 2011
SPEAKER: Michael Dirda, book critic and Pulitzer Prize-winning author
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