Monday March 18, 2013

The discussion turns to great books from around the planet at The Lenox Library’s next Distinguished Lecture from 4 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 24. The Library is located at 18 Main St.

Michael "Mitja" Orthofer will speak on "International Fiction in the Age of Globalization." The lecture is free and open to the public.

Orthofer is the founder of the Complete Review ( -- "one of the best literary destinations on the Web," according to The New York Times Book Review -- where he has been reviewing books and expounding on the international literary scene since 1999.