Writers Read: Christopher Sorrentino Reads from Now Beacon, Now Sea: A Son’s Memoir

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When: May 10 2022 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm - Where: John D. Calandra Italian American Institute In partnership with Centro, The Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College - Discussion led by Vanessa Pérez-Rosario, Queens College, and Joseph Salvatore, The New School.
The death of Christopher Sorrentino’s mother in 2017 marked the end of a journey that had begun eighty years earlier in the South Bronx. Victoria Ortiz’s life took her to New York City’s vibrant downtown art scene—where she met her husband, the writer Gilbert Sorrentino—to the sedate Stanford campus, and finally to south Brooklyn.

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