“It’s a poor sort of memory that only looks backwards.”
—Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass

Events & Media

Hands_small“Time changes the proportion of things, and in later days it is preferable to have fewer sonnets and more conversation.”
— George Eliot, Middlemarch

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News

Host of Memories now on Kirkus Review

“Focusing Proust-like on the objects that embody memories, Lighte hosts a tour of his life, from an American Jewish upbringing to a career in China and London. He exploits both meanings of the title by taking on the role of solicitous tour guide. These are lively, evocative autobiographical essays.” Read More

Princeton Alumni Review, letter from Peter:

Lighte weighs in on the legacy of famous Princetonian, Woodrow Wilson: PrincetonAlumniReview-Lighte

Events
At home in Princeton, New Jersey, Peter hosted a debut reading from Host of Memories: Tales of Inevitable Happenstance. Author Peter Lighte shared stories from his forthcoming memoir as part of a fundraiser for Half the Sky Foundation.

Readings/Booksignings

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 7:00 pm
[words] Bookstore
179 Maplewood Avenue
Maplewood, New Jersey
973.763.9500
www.wordsbookstore.com
Event Flyer

Radio
From the Conference on World Affairs:

Karen Raforth discusses Gay Family Values with Peter Lighte, April 7, 2014


Peter appears at [words] Bookstore in Maplewood, New Jersey!

Peter appears at [words] Bookstore in Maplewood, New Jersey!

Peter Rupert Lighte, Host of Memories

Peter Lighte at Boulder CO Barnes & Noble

Thank you, Kathryn Keller, for this classic photo of Peter signing books in Boulder
Peter welcomes his hometown Princeton crowd at Labyrinth Bookstore

Peter welcomes his hometown Princeton crowd at Labyrinth Bookstore, November 2015

BookHampton

Peter Lighte – Sunday afternoon reading & book signing at Southhampton bookstore, Sunday, August 9th

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Peter Lighte with Shelter Island Librarian at his reading, Friday, September 4th

Peter Lighte’s mosaic art on exhibit at The Shelter Island Public Library, Shelter Island, New York.

Peter Lighte’s mosaic art on exhibit at The Shelter Island Public Library, Shelter Island, New York.

 

 

Host of Memories now on Kirkus Reviews
“Focusing Proust-like on the objects that embody memories, Lighte hosts a tour of his life, from an American Jewish upbringing to a career in China and London. He exploits both meanings of the title by taking on the role of solicitous tour guide. These are lively, evocative autobiographical essays.”
Read More

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