Meet the Author: Matthew Newton | Carnegie Library, Oakland | Literary | Pittsburgh City Paper
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Meet the Author: Matthew Newton 

When: Thu., Oct. 12, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 2017
Phone: 412-622-3151
Email: newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org
Price: Free
www.carnegielibrary.org/event/meet-author-matthew-newton
Please join us to meet Matthew Newton, author of Shopping Mall. Part memoir and part case study, Shopping Mall examines the modern mythology of the mall and shows that, more than a collection of stores, it is a place of curiosity, ritual, and fantasy. One of Pennsylvania’s first enclosed malls was near Matthew Newton’s childhood home in Pittsburgh. It was a climate-controlled pleasure dome boasting waterfalls, fish ponds, an indoor ice skating rink larger the Rockefeller Center’s, and an illuminated clock tower. It also became the backdrop for Dawn of the Dead, the late filmmaker George A. Romero’s zombie opus.

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