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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Books & Authors Series: Aaron Thier Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend

Author Aaron Thier will show case his latest novel Mr.Eternity Saturday November 5th at 2 p.m. The novel opens in Key West, 2016. Sea levels are rising, coral reefs are dying...everything is going to hell. Two young filmmakers sind something to believe in ---an old sailor who claims to be 560 years old!!! Mr. Thier is the recipent of a literature fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and is the author of the novel The Ghost Apple. He lives in Western Massachusetts is married and the couple have one child. He will take questions after his presentation.


Location: The Newport Room, main level 

    Location: Newport Room
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Books & Authors Series: The Hero's Body: a memoir Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend

Novelist, fiction editor, and now memoirist William Giraldi comes to the library Saturday Nov. 12th to discuss his latest book The Hero's Body: a memoir. This event is open to the public and begins at 2:00 pm. No registration is required.

Giraldi is 40 today but his memoir takes us back to his teen years. The book opens with a youthful Giraldi during a bout of meningitis that sets the teenager from Manville, N.J. on the pursuit of bodybuilding glory and examines how he took the death of this father in a horrific motorcycle accident when the father was in his mid-40's. How these events have shaped his life is futher examined in this memoir. He is the fiction editor for AGNI an American literary magazine based at Boston Univ. His thriller "Hold the Dark"is being made into a motion picture. Giraldi is married and the couple have two son. He resides in Cambridge, Ma.

Location/ Newport Room, main level

    Location: Newport Room
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