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.
Fall 2019 Author Talk series
- September 19th – Author Talk – Roberta Gately Footprints in the Dust As a young ER nurse in Boston, Roberta Gately was stopped cold by stark images in the news of children with distended bellies and empty haunting stares. She called the aid organization featured in the news story and, within two months, was on her way. Just the word “refugee” sparks ... Continue Reading
- September 26th – Author Talk – Lisa Duffy This is Home Sixteen-year-old Libby Winters lives in a seaside town north of Boston called Paradise, a town that rarely lives up to its name. After the death of her mother, Libby lives in the middle apartment of a triple decker with her father and two aunts that live on the top floor. ... Continue Reading
- October 3rd – Author Talk – Dan Kennedy The Return of the Moguls In 1993 the Boston Globe was sold to The New York Times Company for a cool $1.1 billion. Twenty years later, they resold it for just $70 million to John Henry, the principle owner of the Boston Red Sox. Henry inspired optimism in Boston because of his track record as ... Continue Reading
- October 17th – Author Talk – Andrew Holman Hockey: A Global History Ice hockey, long considered Canadian, is actually a centuries long, worldwide phenomenon. Hockey: A Global History draws on twenty-five years of research to present a monumental history of the sport. There are stories of on-ice stars and organizational visionaries, venues and classic games, the evolution of rules and advances in ... Continue Reading
- November 7th – Author Talk – Josh Cutler Mobtown Massacre: Alexander Hanson and the Baltimore Newspaper War of 1812 During the War of 1812 the nation was bitterly divided. When a fiery young Federalist editor named Alexander Hanson spoke out in defense of a newspaper that dared to express unpopular views, a violent standoff crippled the city of Baltimore and Hanson was beaten within an inch of his life. ... Continue Reading
- December 5th – Author Talk – Craig Symonds – World War II at Sea World War II at Sea is a complete narrative of the naval war and all its belligerents, on all of the world’s oceans and seas, between 1939 and 1945. Opening with the 1930 London Conference, Craig Symonds shows how any limitations on naval warfare would become irrelevant before the decade ... Continue Reading