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.

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

EVENT HOST: Anchorage Library Foundation & UAA Honors College


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