The Signal Flame by Andrew Krivák is the first announced 2018 CLSC Selection. Krivák’s first novel, The Sojourn, won The Chautauqua Prize in 2012.
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2018 CLSC Selections
Reading together since 1878, the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle has remained a leader in adult education through quality programming.
Each summer, the CLSC chooses at least nine books of literary quality and invites the authors to Chautauqua present their work to an audience of approximately 1,000 readers.
The CLSC is organized under a vertical theme each year, which is meant to help readers connect the books with a uniting element. The theme for 2018 is “Disruption.”
Tyehimba Jess will give his CLSC Roundtable presentation as a 10:45 Amphitheater lecture on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.
Andrew Krivák's CLSC presentation will take place Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 3:30 in the Hall of Philosophy.
Caroline Fraser will present this Week 2 CLSC Selection on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 3:30 in the Hall of Philosophy.
Amor Towles will present Week 4 2018 CLSC Selection A Gentleman in Moscow July 19th, 2018 at the Hall of Philosophy.
Artist and Activist Victoria Lomasko will present her collection Other Russias July 17th, 2018 (Week 4).
Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi's CLSC presentation of Call Me Zebra will take place at the Hall of Philosophy on Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 3:30 (Week 5).
Jessica Bruder will present this Week 6 CLSC selection Thursday, August 2nd 2018 at 3:30 in the Hall of Philosophy.
The Song Poet was a 2017 Chautauqua Prize Finalist.
Kao Kalia Yang's CLSC presentation will be held 3:30 Thursday August 9th 2018 at the Hall of Philosophy.
Paisley Rekdal's CLSC presentation will be held 3:30 Tuesday August 14th 2018 at the Hall of Philosophy.
Doug Stanton will present this Week 9 CLSC selection Thursday, August 23rd 2018 at 3:30 in the Hall of Philosophy.
Victor LaValle will present this Week 3 CLSC Selection on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 3:30 in the Hall of Philosophy.