Ken Brack is a narrative nonfiction author moved by how people grow through catastrophic ordeals.His forthcoming book, Especially For You, (due out in October 2017) tells the wrenching and ultimately uplifting stories of families who find a new purpose after unspeakable loss. The work casts fresh light on our responses to horrific ordeals, including healing oneself by lifting others up. Driven by an arresting emotional intimacy in the author’s narrative voice, the book speaks passionately to readers trying to make sense of calamity and to our shared capacity to transform pain into something good.The ongoing author series is offered by the Kingston Public Library in cooperation with the Kingston Council on Aging and the Kingston Public Library Foundation. The series is sponsored by WATD 95.9 FM Radio. Programs are held at the Kingston Council on Aging, 30 Evergreen Street and will last from 7:00 – 9:00 PM.Westwinds Bookshop will provide copies of the books for sale and signing.Light refreshments will be offered, and although the program is free, reservations are requested.