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Families, Histories, Novels: A Lecture by Novelist Peter Behrens

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Sheerr Room, Fay House
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016, 4 p.m.



Author Peter Behrens is writing a sequence of novels about time, memory, and the ways the past shapes the present. In this lecture, Behrens will speak about his upcoming fourth novel titled, “Bad Girl,” which tells the story of a young woman struggling with gender identity in Montreal in the 1960s—a time when Quebec society was struggling with identity issues of its own.

Gazette Classification: Lecture, Poetry/Prose
Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Speaker(s): Peter Behrens, 2015-2016 Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute; fiction writer
Cost: Free and open to the public
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Date: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 16:00