Upcoming Author Events
Montgomery County Libraries celebrates ONE BOOK, ONE COUNTY 2018
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Wednesday, 4/4, 2p & 7p
Ursinus College & Keneseth Israel Synogogue
New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles will speak at Bomberger Auditorium at Ursinus College in Collegeville at 2:00p and at 7:00p Keneseth Israel Synogogue in Elkins Park. His two appearances are the culmination of the third annual ONE BOOK, ONE COUNTY community wide event hosted by Montgomery County Libraries. Book sale and signing to follow both events.
- Special Book Group for a Gentleman in Moscow: Monday, 2/26, 7p
- Russia in the 1920s and Beyond: Wednesday, 3/21, 7p
Born and raised in the Boston area, Amor Towles is the New York Times bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow, which was on the NYT bestseller list for over 40 weeks and named one of best books of 2016 by the Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle and NPR. It has been translated into over twenty language and been optioned to be made into a 6-8 hour miniseries by eOne Television. His first novel, Rules of Civility, published in 2011, also a New York Times bestseller and named one of the best books of 2011 by the Wall Street Journal has been translated into over 15 languages. The novel has been optioned by Lionsgate to be made into a feature film. A graduate of Yale College with an MA in English from Stanford, Towles was previously an investment professional and now devotes himself full time to writing in Manhattan, where he lives with his wife and two children.
Author Event: Lisa See
Tuesday, 4/10, 7:30p
Ambler Theater, 108 E Butler Avenue, Ambler PA
Upper Dublin & Wissahickon Valley Public Libraries present the 2018 “Let’s Discuss it!” program: An Evening with bestselling author Lisa See Tuesday, April 10, 7:30p at Ambler Theater 108 E Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA. In collaboration with Towne Book Center & Café and the Ambler Theater.
In their sixth collaborative Let’s Discuss It! visiting author program the Upper Dublin and Wissahickon Public Libraries invite you to a special author event at the Ambler Theater. Join us for an evening with New York Times bestselling author Lisa See as she discusses the paperback release of her latest historical novel The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, published by Scribner, which “explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple. A powerful story about a family, separated by circumstances, culture, and distance, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane paints an unforgettable portrait of a little known region and its people and celebrates the bond that connects mothers and daughters.” –LisaSee.com
Tickets are $25 (includes a paperback copy of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane) and are available for purchase beginning Monday, 2/12 online at see2018.brownpapertickets.com . Seating is limited.
Plus! Author Q&A, book signing and additional books for sale to follow.
Author Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, Dreams of Joy, China Dolls and most recently, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. Ms. See has also written a mystery series that takes place in China, as well as On Gold Mountain, which is about her Chinese-American family. Her books have been published in 39 languages.