This Thursday, April 18, at 7pm, Shimer College is hosting a talk by the novelist Marge Piercy at the Standard Club in downtown Chicago. She will be giving a presentation on her research, including on Sex Wars, her provocative novel of the turbulent post-Civil War period. Author of seventeen novels and eighteen collections of poetry, Piercy mines a multitude of intriguing topics and events that hold social and historical significance. Her fiction and historical fiction include such themes as feminism, social upheaval, Jewish mysticism, and Cyberpunk.
While the talk is free and open to the public, space is limited, and so please RSVP if you plan to attend.