|One Book One Cape May: Speaker Series with Christina Baker Kline|
Event Type: Author Visit|
Age Group(s): Adult
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
One Book, One Cape May is a county-wide literary event that encourages members of the Cape May County community to read the same book at the same time and then to engage with the book’s themes at events throughout the county library system. By building bridges between communities and generations through reading, we hope to help promote reading as a lifelong pursuit and to work toward building a more literate society. This year’s One Book selection is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.Library: Sea Isle City Library
Christina Baker Kline is the author of five novels. Her most recent novel, Orphan Train, has spent more than two years on the New York Times bestseller list, including five weeks at #1, and has been published in 38 countries. More than 100 communities and colleges have chosen it as a “One Book, One Read” selection. Her other novels include The Way Life Should Be, Sweet Water, Bird in Hand, and Desire Lines. Her new novel, based on the iconic painting Christina's World by Andrew Wyeth, will be published in Winter 2017.
In addition to her fiction, Kline is co-author, with her mother, Christina Looper Baker, of a book on feminist mothers and daughters, The Conversation Begins, and the editor of four nonfiction anthologies. Her essays, articles, and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Money, More, and Psychology Today, among other places. She is a member of the Advisory Board for Roots & Wings, a nonprofit that provides support for at-risk adolescent and aged-out foster care youth.
The Cape May County Library anticipates a large interest in this event; therefore, registration with a valid Cape May County Library card is required to receive a ticket. Registration for this event opens on Monday, April 10th at 9:00 a.m. Call (609) 463-6386 to reserve your complimentary ticket.
Location: Public Meeting Room
One Book, One Cape May