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100th Anniversary Celebration of Virginia Woolf's Night and Day with Michael Cunningham


Admission and $10 off at our bookstore

September 11, 2019 Wednesday, 7:00 pm

Celebrate the release of the 100th-anniversary edition, published by Restless Books, of Virginia Woolf’s timely, overlooked second novel—Night and Day— a remarkable story of two women navigating the possibilities opened up by the struggle for women’s suffrage. This special 2019 edition is introduced for Restless Classics by the bestselling author of Fates and Furies Lauren Groff and illustrated by graphic artist Kristen Radtke.

Michael Cunningham, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Hours, will host the Night and Day celebration at The Center.

Author Photo - Virginia Woolf © George Charles Beresford
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    Michael Cunningham

    Michael Cunningham

    Michael Cunningham is the author of the novels A Home at the End of the World, Flesh and Blood, Specimen Days, By Nightfall, and The Snow Queen, as well as the collection A Wild Swan and Other Tales, and the nonfiction book Land’s End: A Walk in Provincetown. He is the recipient of a Whiting Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and his work has appeared in The New Yorker and The Best American Short Stories. The Hours was a New York Times bestseller and the winner of both the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Raised in Los Angeles, Michael Cunningham lives in New York City and is a senior lecturer at Yale University.

  • Author Photo - Virginia Woolf © George Charles Beresford

    Virginia Woolf

    Virginia Woolf

    Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) is the author of acclaimed works of fiction including Mrs. Dalloway (1925) and To the Lighthouse (1927) as well as the feminist call to arms, A Room of One’s Own (1929). She married Leonard Woolf in 1912 and in 1917 they founded Hogarth Press. At the age of 37, Woolf published her second novel, Night and Day. She continued to have a successful literary career and is remembered as one of the most important modernist writers of the twentieth century.