Let the Author Talks Begin!

In honor of our year-long 70th Anniversary celebration, Syracuse University Press presents two author events this week.  Fall 2012 authors, Bill Rezak and Thomas Holliday will each be holding a book talk and signing for an audience of interested readers.  If you’re around the area, we invite you to attend these events, engage with our authors, and be part of the celebration!  For more information, please contact Syracuse University Press at 443-5541 or supress@syr.edu.

Bill Rezak

Rezak picThe Arab and the Brit: The Last of the Welcome Immigrants

Bill Rezak was president of Alfred State College from 1993 until his retirement in 2003. He was dean of the School of Technology at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia. Rezak is a mechanical engineer and spent eighteen years in the design and construction of power plants before moving to higher education.

“Rezak re-creates, in novel form, detailed genealogical accounts and emigrations by his Arab and British forebears who share values of ambition, hard work, devotion to family and education.”—James A. Jacobs, author of Transgressions: A Novel

Thursday, Feb. 21 at Barnes & Noble

3454 Erie Blvd. East, Dewitt, NY at 7:00 p.m.

Thomas Holliday

Thomas Holliday author photoFalling Up: The Days and Nights of Carlisle Floyd, The Authorized Biography

Thomas Holliday has directed multiple productions of over fifty operas, operettas, and musicals in Europe and the United States. He has worked as a composer, conductor, opera educator, writer, and lecturer on operatic subjects.

“Tom Holliday’s astonishingly comprehensive biography of one of America’s preeminent composers makes great reading because it marries the private and the professional, the trials and the triumphs of a long and fascinating career.”—Hal Prince, Tony Award–winning producer and director

Friday, Feb. 22 at Tattered Cover Book Store

1628 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202 at 7:30 p.m.

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