Book Talk | February 24, 2012 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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- February 24, 2012

Book Talk

BOOK DISCUSSION ... In conjunction with the Walker Evans photography exhibition, Gavin Jones, chair of Stanford's English department, will lead a discussion on "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men," a collaboration between James Agee and Walker Evans that documents Depression-era tenant farming in rural Alabama at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Cantor Arts Center, Museum Way at Lomita Drive, Stanford University. The book is available at the Cantor Arts Center bookshop. Information: 650-723-4177 or

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