Fundraiser to launch A Piece of the World and the start of the 3rd year of the Open Book/Open Mind Series
Date: Friday 2/24/2017
Time: 7PM – 9PM in the Auditorium
Admission: Tickets to this fundraising event are $50, a hardcover book is included and a tea and cookies reception follows the talk. Funds raised will help fund Library expenses to host this unique free discussion series with top authors. Please purchase event tickets in advance at https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/MontclairPublicLibrary/CBKEvent.html or call 973-744-0500 ext 2235.
This event will kick off the third year of the Open Book/Open Mind live conversation series, In 2014, Montclair residents Christina Baker Kline and Matthew Thomas were the inaugural speakers. For this celebration, Matthew will introduce Christina and she will discuss storytelling with Caroline Leavitt, the best-selling New Jersey author of eleven fiction novels, most recently Cruel Beautiful World.
Christina Baker Kline will debut her much-anticipated new novel, A Piece of the World. The story is about Christina Olson, the complex woman and real-life muse Andrew Wyeth portrayed in his 1948 iconic painting Christina’s World. Christina will take the audience through a slideshow related to her historical research and discuss the responsibilities of writing about a real person.
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