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Author Series 2018
Our third Author Series is shaping up and we have the following authors & dates set. All of them will be at the Headquarters Branch at 2:30 p.m.
Davis Bunn, Miramar Bay
Sunday, January 7
Stephanie Powell Watts, No One is Coming to Save Us
Saturday, January 27
Craig Johnson, the Longmire series
(newest one The Western Star released 9/5)
Sunday, February 4
Linda Castillo, Kate Burkholder series
(newest one Down a Dark Road released 7/11)
Sunday, March 18
Jamie Ford, Love & Other Consolation Prizes
(latest one released 9/12)
Saturday, April 14
Read and discuss the latest and most popular books in this book club just for teens!
"Black Box" by Jennifer Egan, found in (Imperfect Ideal, published by the Great Books Foundation) is the literature that will be discussed at this meeting. Great Books discussion groups are forums for thoughtful adults to read and discuss significant works of fiction, philosophy, political science, poetry, and drama. Great Books discussions are non-didactic, open-ended gatherings where people of all backgrounds come to talk about substantial literature and the great ideas and issues that literature addresses.
On Saturday, Oct. 21, 2:30pm at Headquarters Library author Mike McIntire will talk about his book, Champions Way: Football, Florida and the Lost Soul of College Sports. McIntire’s investigation of the mishandling of criminal cases involving athletes at Florida State University was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and is the basis for his book. The book is ‘a searing exposé of how the multi-billion dollar college sports empire fails universities, students, and athletes. McIntire examines the causes and offers hope to those who would reform college sports.
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