A Very Gorey Evening with Mark Dery

Presented by Sturgis Library at Sturgis Library, Barnstable MA

Mar 19
A Very Gorey Evening with Mark Dery

Join us for an evening with Mark Dery as he leads us through an entertaining look at the life of Edward Gorey.

Starting at 5:30, we will host a wine and cheese reception attended by the author. At 6:30 Mr. Dery will begin his lecture titled: Nursery Crimes: Edward Gorey’s Morbid Nonsense (full description below). A Q and A will follow. Copies of Born to be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey will be available for sale at the event, provided by Titcombs Books.


Admission is $10 per person. Seating is limited. Purchase tickets in advance! Call the library at

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Admission is $10 per person. Seating is limited. Purchase tickets in advance! Call the library at 508-362-6636 or purchase at the Circulation Desk.

Contact: 508-362-6636

Email: sturgisreference@comcast.net

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  • Mar 19, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 08:00 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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