Interdisciplinary Research Roundtable Lunch:
Those interested in writing a biography or in exploring history
through the lens of individual lives are invited to a discussion
with Dr. Frank Brady, Professor of Communication Arts and Journalism
in the College of Professional Studies and author of
This book relates the meteoric ascent and confounding descent of
enigmatic genius Bobby Fischer. Drawn from Dr. Brady’s own
association with Fischer, the author also employed family archives,
FBI and KGB files, and Fischer’s own emails. It is an odyssey
that limns Fischer’s life from a childhood of poverty, to being for
a short while one of the most famous people in the world…and then a
fall from grace in his becoming a notorious recluse; a story that
resembles a Greek tragedy.
This book is available at the University Bookstore.
Monday, April 11
noon to 1:30 p.m.
Library room 110 in
the back of the University
Learning Commons, Queens Campus
If you would like to attend it is imperative that you contact the
CTL at x1859 or CTL@stjohns.edu as seating is