In a long and open-ended letter, Reverend John Ames, 77, tells his young son their difficult family history. Gilead was selected for the Great American Read as one of the country's best-loved works of fiction.
We'll also begin distributing copies of August's book, Touch.
Turning Pages is a librarian-led exploration of classic and contemporary fiction and non-fiction from around the world. This wide-ranging group will sample critically acclaimed and prize-winning titles with open and inclusive discussion aimed at engaging readers with the book and with each other. Williamsburg Regional Library will provide copies. Beginning June 18, copies of Gilead will be available at both libraries. If you can't find a copy of this month's book on the shelves, check with the Adult Services reference desk to find out how to get yours.
Questions? Call us at 757.259.4050.