The Isherwood-Bachardy Lecture - Becoming Gay in the 1960s: Reading “A Single Man”

The Isherwood-Bachardy Lecture - Becoming Gay in the 1960s: Reading “A Single Man”
Sept 29, 2016

Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Novelist Edmund White (Our Young Man, 2016) discusses the lasting impression that Christopher Isherwood’s groundbreaking novel A Single Man had on him as a young author assembling his gay identity in the pre-Stonewall era. The program is the inaugural lecture in a new series made possible by the Christopher Isherwood Foundation. Artist Don Bachardy, who was Isherwood’s life partner, is the foundation’s president. Free with advance reservations. Rothenberg Hall. Book signing following the event. Our Young Man available at the Huntington Store.

 

The Café will be open until 7:15 p.m. before the start of this event.

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