The Tragic Obsession Tour

Left Bank Books in Saint Louis

Tue, 03/27/2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Left Bank Books in Saint Louis! The city where Beaumont enjoyed the fruits of his fame and also faced his mistakes and met his end. Washington University houses the Beaumont Archives.

University of Rochester Medical Humanities Conference

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Jason Karlawish will read from and discuss Open Wound as part of the University of Rochester series that features presentations by faculty and guest speakers that address issues in health care through the lens of humanities (including literature, history, philosophy, visual arts, music, religious and cultural studies, theatre and dance). For further information, contact Andrea Ehmann, (585) 275-5800.

Book Club for the St. Michaels Branch of the Talbot County Free Library

Thu, 04/12/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

To learn more about the book club, this event and other events, visit their website here.

The Northern Michigan Tour - July 2012

Wed, 07/04/2012 (All day) - Sat, 07/07/2012 (All day)

The Northern Michigan Tour. July 2012.

Four dates in four days!

July 2nd -- 9:00 am: Interview with WTCM’s Morning Host, Ron Jolly.

July 4th 3 to 5 pm – The Island Book Store on Mackinac Island – where the original tragic obsession began.

July 5th 7 to 8 pm – McLean & Eakin in Petoskey -- just after the Hemingway Festival.

Emory University

Wed, 03/07/2012 (All day)

Jason Karlawish will read from, discuss and sign copies of Open Wound. This event is sponsored by the Emory Center for Ethics. He will also be speaking at the Emory University Alzheimers Disease Center on the ethics of pre-clinical Alzheimers disease.

A reading and discussion of Open Wound at the Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, Illinois.

Sat, 01/14/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The Ela Area Public Library -- named for George Ela, the area's first postmaster -- serves more than 35,000 residents of Lake Zurich, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, North Barrington, Long Grove, Echo Lake and Forest Lake.  

A reading and discussion of Open Wound at the Jonathan Trumbull Library in Lebanon, Connecticut

Sat, 04/14/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Lebanon, Connecticut is home to the Beaumont Homestead. William Beaumont was born and raised on a farm near Lebanon. He left as a young man determined to make his fortune. He would return only once to visit his family.


Tentative date is 14 April 2012 with an event at the Homestead itself. Learn more at the Trumbull Library.

Reading at the Penn Bookstore

Wed, 11/16/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Jason Karlawish will read from and sign copies of Open Wound at the Penn Campus bookstore located at the corner of 36th and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA.

Reading at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia -- founded in 1787 and rightly called "the birthplace of American medicine" - is home to the Mutter Museum, a collection of anatomic specimens and medical instruments, and has as its mission to advance the cause of health while upholding the ideals of medicine. It supports numerous lectures and educational events, including the Medicine and the Arts Series.

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