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Two Best-Selling Authors Lecture at the Wilton Library in April

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Two best-selling authors visit the Wilton Library in April!  Barbara Taylor Bradford and Elizabeth Strout discuss their latest novels followed by a Q&A with the authors and book signing.  Seating is limited and pre-registration is required.  Visit the Wilton Library’s website to register.

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Author Talk: Barbara Taylor Bradford – Cavendon Hall

Tuesday, April 1, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
International bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford visits Wilton Library to discuss her 29th novel, Cavendon Hall. The novel tells the riveting tale of two families whose lives have been intertwined for generations.  Set over a period of sixteen years from 1913 to 1929, the families face uncertainties that will forever change them. Barbara Taylor Bradford was born and brought up in England, where she started her writing career as a journalist. In 2007 Queen Elizabeth awarded her the OBE for her literary achievements. She lives in New York with her husband, television and film producer Robert Bradford. Mrs. Bradford will be interviewed by Wilton resident, Megan Smith-Harris. See the registration link for more information about the new novel. Registration is highly recommended. A Q&A and book signing follow the talk.  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.

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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.

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