Author Talk: Elizabeth Strout – The Burgess Boys
Thursday, April 10, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout visits Wilton Library to discuss her popular book, The Burgess Boys. A New York Times bestseller and named one of the Best Books of the Year by The Washington Post, NPR and Good Housekeeping, The Burgess Boys is a captivating story of two deeply human protagonists whose struggles and triumphs will resonate with readers long after they turn the final page. Olive Kitteridge, a novel in stories, won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize, was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a New York Times Bestseller. Elizabeth Strout’s earlier novels are Abide With Me, a national bestseller, and Amy and Isabelle, also a New York Times Bestseller. Strout has been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize in London. Ms. Strout will be interviewed by book discussion leader Susan Boyar. A Q&A and book signing will follow the talk. Registration is highly recommended. Pre-registrants should arrive by 6:50 p.m. to be guaranteed seating; wait-listed and walk-in registrants will be admitted after 6:50 p.m. if space is available.