About the Author Talks series
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.
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.
For more information or to register, visit the library’s online calendar or call the library at 781-585-0517 x112, or the Council on Aging at 781-585-0512.
The programs are held at the Kingston Council on Aging, 30 Evergreen Street.
Our Spring 2019 Author Talk series
- Thursday March 14th – Kristen Adams – The Chicken Who Saved Us Eight-year-old Andrew is autistic and bilingual. He speaks English–and Chicken. With words limited by autism, Andrew lives in a fantastic world where chickens talk and superheroes come alive. But when he tells his pet chicken Frightful that his body is trying to kill him, it launches Andrew’s family and an ... Continue Reading
- Thursday April 25th – Peter Swanson – Before She Knew Him From the hugely talented author of The Kind Worth Killing comes an exquisitely chilling tale of a young suburban wife with a history of psychological instability whose fears about her new neighbor could lead them both to murder. Peter Swanson’s novels have been translated into 30 languages. A graduate of Trinity ... Continue Reading
- March 28th at 4pm – Sparky the Bog Dog Children in grades K-2 are invited to sign-up to attend an author program featuring the book Sparky the Bog Dog written by Kingston author Janet DiLeo-Wade. Please sign-up using the button below or by calling the library at 781-585-0517. Continue Reading
- Thursday April 11th – Daniela Lamas – You Can Stop Humming Now In this collection of medical stories, Dr. Lamas gives us an understanding of the way circumstances are changed, for better and for worse, for those who have had their lives extended by days, months, or years by modern medicine. Dr. Lamas takes a compassionate and uncompromising look at the choices ... Continue Reading
- Thursday April 18th – Edwin Hill – Little Comfort: A Hester Thursby Mystery Harvard librarian Hester Thursby runs a side business locating lost people. She’s hired by Lila Blaine to find her brother, Sam, who ran away from their home in New Hampshire 12 years earlier, when he was 14, with his friend Gabe. Sam doesn’t want to be found, for reasons that ... Continue Reading
- Thursday May 2nd – Thomas Clavin – Valley Forge Valley Forge is the riveting true story of a nascent United States toppling an empire. Using new and rarely seen contemporaneous documents — and drawing on a cast of iconic characters and remarkable moments that capture the innovation and energy that led to the birth of our nation — Bob Drury ... Continue Reading