Marshall Miles Interviews Author Peter M. Wheelwright, “The Door-Man” Reading Q&A on Fri Nov 11 @ Hudson Hall Moderated by Author/Producer Wickham Boyle


Peter Matthiessen Wheelwright

Friday, November 11 at 6:00pm


A book reading and Q&A with author, Peter Matthiessen Wheelwright
Moderated by Wickham Boyle, author and producer
Free, reservations recommended

“Wheelwright is a thoughtful, meticulous writer…A scientifically intriguing, dramatic, and challenging read.” – Kirkus Reviews

Emeritus Professor at The New School, Parsons School of Design, writer, educator and architect
Peter M. Wheelwright discusses his latest novel, The Door-Man; a multigenerational story of interwoven families who share a deep ancestral wound.

A mix of historical fact and fiction, The Door-Man is based on the events at the doomed mountain town of Gilboa, New York, and the discovery of an extraordinary fossil during construction of an upstate reservoir for New York City’s water supply system in 1917 that almost saved it from destruction. The novel traces the consequences of this discovery across three generations of the flooded town, the patronized woman who made the fossil identification, and the violence that occurred in the clash of nature and the city.

The discussion is followed by a book signing with the author.

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