If you’re more of a listener than a reader, The Toledo Museum of Art is offering the ultimate storytelling experience. Over three consecutive Fridays in June, the Museum will be doing a live reading of the entirety of James Joyce’s masterwork, Ulysses. Covering 32 hours in a Marathon Reading initiative, Ulysses tells the story of
The Sanger Branch Library is celebrating its grand re-opening after renovations, with New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards on hand to discuss her new book, The Ultimatum. Having grown up dismantling explosives and studying martial arts, Bianca St. Ives swindles con men out of the money they stole. Known as The Guardian, Bianca is
The Toledo/Tracy Chevalier love affair continues! Chevalier, who was recently in town to speak at the Toledo Museum of Art (read our interview with the author online at toledocitypaper.com), is the focus of the Toledo Book Club’s next discussion. Chevalier’s hit novel Girl With A Pearl Earring will be read and discussed when the group
The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is home to the Literati Club. The group, which does fundraising and literacy-raising events, is promoting the latter, with its After Hours Event featuring author Amor Towles, known for his books Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow. Towles will speak about both novels and answer questions. Books
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single book— especially when that book is The Yellow Envelope: One Gift, Three Rules and a Life-Changing Journey by Kim Dinan. A memoir about Kim and her husband Brian’s trek around the world giving out money to strangers is an exhilarating tale of a life lived
Winner of several prestigious writing awards including the Pulitzer, the National Book Award for Nonfiction and the American History Book Prize, Ron Chernow has some deep insight into writing powerful books. You can access that knowledge firsthand when he comes to Toledo for the Toledo Lucas County Public Library’s Authors! Authors! event on May 31.