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NPR book critic to appear at Gloucester County Library

(Harrison Twp, NJ) – Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Lyman Barnes announced today that NPR book critic Maureen Corrigan will appear at the Mullica Hill Branch of the Gloucester County Library System on Saturday, April 29 at 5 p.m. She will discuss her book So We Read On: How the Great Gatsby Came to be and Why It Endures. Ms. Corrigan's appearance is the capstone event of a month of programs and activities centered on The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, funded by a Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

The event is free and open to the public. Advance registration is strongly recommended. 

Maureen Corrigan is book critic for NPR's popular show Fresh Air. She is Critic in Residence for the Georgetown University Department of English. Her reviews and essays have been published in many major newspapers and magazines. She is an expert in the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald. 

The Mullica Hill Branch of the Gloucester County Library System is located at 389 Wolfert Station Road in Mullica Hill. For more information or to register, call the library at 856-223-6060 or email