“A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.” ― Robertson Davies
Kingston WritersFest and Queen’s University Library Present:
A Celtic Temperament: Robertson Davies as Diarist
Celebrate the release of the first collection of the great Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor Robertson Davies’ personal diaries with a special theatrical reading and onstage conversation with its two editors, Jennifer Surridge, daughter of Davies, and Ramsay Derry. Enjoy an enticing glimpse of the ambitions, disappointments, humanity and humour of Davies’ private musings and observations. Q&A and book signing follow.
Conversation and Reading
Jennifer Surridge and Ramsay Derry
featuring Eric Friesen as the voice of Robertson Davies
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Speaker’s Corner, Stauffer Library
Purchase your tickets now!
$17 in advance (includes HST and Paypal service charge)
$19 at the door