Monday, April 19, 2010

Newburyport Festival honors
John P. Marquand.

This week's Newburyport Literary Festival in Massachusetts honors Mr. Moto creator and Pulitzer Prize winner John P. Marquand (1893–1960); Boston Globe preview here. Joanne Dobson (Agatha nominee for the Emily Dickinson-inspired Quieter Than Sleep) is one of the featured authors.

(Hat tip to PhiloBiblos. About the image: Peter Lorre in Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation [1939, dir. Norman Foster])

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