Memoirs (In Person)

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 - Tuesday, May 9, 2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Six Sessions


The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

This class will focus on memoirs by Tobias Wolff, Russell Baker, Elie Wiesel, Elizabeth Alexander, and Trevor Noah. Each of the authors recollects his powerful and poignant experiences in writing; and each is compelling, informative, and testimonies to the human spirit. We’ll discuss the authors’ varied backgrounds, styles, and themes, as well as the moral questions they raise. Finally, we will view online segments of readings by and/or interviews of the authors.
Six Sessions: $255/$230. Led by Linda Levine

Registration Fees

Registration is $255

We offer a 10% discount to seniors, students, and members of the Newberry (Associates at the Author level and above).

Contact Us

The Adult Education team is available Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. Email is the best form of contact: You can also reach us by phone at 312-255-3700. Please allow 24-48 business hours for a response.


Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610
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