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National Writers Series

AUG 11

An Evening with Karl Marlantes

Don’t miss this fascinating conversation with Karl Marlantes—the highly acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Matterhorn.

AUG 29

Summer Book Club Social with Tanya Anne Crosby

This annual event is free and celebrates area book clubs with prizes, a preview of the National Writers Series fall season, and a chance to mingle with like-minded book lovers.


An Evening with David Maraniss

Pulitzer Prize winning author David Maraniss has authored books about Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Vince Lombardi.


An Evening with Randall Sullivan

The lure of hidden treasure on Oak Island has brought financial ruin, psychotic breakdowns and even death to treasure hunters over the centuries.

OCT 16

An Evening with Susan Orlean

NWS has paired two of our literary faves: Susan Orlean, the New York Times bestselling author of Orchid Thief, and host Susan Strainchamp, the heady interviewer of To the Best of Our Knowledge on NPR.

NOV 17

An Evening with Mitch Albom

In his new nonfiction book, Finding Chika, #1 New York Times bestselling author Mitch Albom is at his most poignant and vulnerable.

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