Literary Series

Thank you for your support of our 29th Annual Literary Luncheon Series which ended with the Fong and Lih lecture on May 11, 2017.

Check back for our 30th Annual Literary Luncheon Series speaker.

Literary Luncheon May 2017: Fong & Lih

Mei Fong & Andrew Lih

Thursday, May 11

Lecture begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by optional luncheon at 12:30 p.m.

Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda

Literary power couple Mei Fong and Andrew Lih discuss their lives, careers, and works together. Fong is a Pulitzer-winning journalist and former staff reporter for the China bureau of The Wall Street Journal. She is the author of One Child: The Story of China’s Most Radical Experiment. Andrew Lih is a new media researcher and professor of journalism at American University. Lih is an expert on Wikipedia who published the book, The Wikipedia Revolution: How A Bunch of Nobodies Created the World’s Greatest Encyclopedia.

Copies of One Child will be available for purchase.  Tour the historic Strathmore Mansion, art exhibit and shop for handmade crafts and jewelry during your visit. Ridgewells caters lunch from a pre-selected menu for tickets purchased by May 5. FOLMC is supported in part by funding from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.

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