Read "The Paris Wife" by award-winning author Paula McLain, during Pierce County Library System and The News Tribune’s sixth annual community one book program: Pierce County READS, sponsored by KeyBank Foundation and Pierce County Library Foundation. Clover Park Technical College is the event sponsor.
Be a part of the biggest community reading event in the county.
Pierce County READS is a community involvement program where everybody in one place, at one time, reads, talks about, shares and enjoys the same book.
20 community partners participate in Pierce County READS.
A total of 17 cities and towns and Pierce County Council are issuing proclamations declaring "Pierce County READS 2013." Those cities and towns include the Cities of Bonney Lake, Buckley, DuPont, Edgewood, Fife, Gig Harbor, Lakewood, Milton, Orting, Puyallup, Roy, Sumner and University Place, and the Towns of Eatonville, South Prairie, Steilacoom and Wilkeson.
Pierce County READS concludes with the author giving a free presentation and book signing.
Paula McLain will speak and sign books at this free event. Books will be available for purchase.
Internationally best-selling author Paula McLain will offer a glimpse into her research and the compelling characters that inspired her novel, “The Paris Wife.”
McGavick Conference Center @ Clover Park Technical College, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., Lakewood
Friday, May 17, 7 p.m.
Congratulations to Heather Shelton of DuPont, the winner of the online library drawing for the free, signed copy of Pierce County READS’ 2013 book “The Paris Wife” by Paula McLain.
One winner was also drawn from each of the 18 Pierce County Libraries. To learn who won the drawing at your location, contact your local library.
The books are a gift from Pierce County Library Foundation.
Book lists: related books, movies and music
Discussion questions: print for you and your book group.
For book clubs: readers' group guide, recipes for book clubs, Hemingway-inspired cocktails.
Timeline: milestones in the life of Ernest Hemingway.
Video: Paula McClain on Reviving Ernest Hemingway and "The Paris Wife."
Authors will speak and sign books at these free events. Books will be available for purchase.
Award-winning author of two memoirs with recipes, Kathleen Flinn, will inspire listeners to participate in her passion for home cooking.
University Place Library, 3609 Market Place W., Suite 100
Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m.
New York Times best-selling author Gregg Olsen will talk about how he researches and writes about the lives of others.
Pierce College Puyallup, Arts and Allied Health Building, 1601 39th Ave. S.E.
Friday, May 17, 12 p.m.
Tel: 253-548-3300 Fax: 253-537-4600 Washington Relay TTY: 711
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