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Revisit the Body Farm

The Huntsville Library Foundation will host the return of Jefferson Bass, the writing team of journalist Jon Jefferson and forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Bass, on Friday, September 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more about Revisit the Body Farm

So, you're looking for an agent ...

R.A. Nelson, local author of young adult novels, will offer advice on how to write a query letter and get an agent on Wednesday, August 21, at 5:30 p.m., at the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd. in Madison.

The program is a writers' schmooze hosted by Southern Breeze, the Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi division of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. It's a great opportunity to meet other writers and illustrators. The public is invited to attend. Read more about So, you're looking for an agent ...

Meet the Author: Robert Inman

Nationally acclaimed author Robert Inman discusses his latest novel, The Governor's Lady, on Thursday, October 10, at 7 p.m. at the Main Library.

A heartfelt story of a determined woman's fight to establish her independence in the tumultuous world of male-dominated politics, "The Governor’s Lady" shows how politics brings out the best and worst in people and how the public arena affects politicians’ values and relationships Read more about Meet the Author: Robert Inman

Meet the Author: Skip Tucker

Friendly fire — or murder? On Sunday, Aug. 11, longtime political aide Skip Tucker discusses his first novel, Pale Blue Light, a historical fiction that dares ask if the shooting of Confederate Lt. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was an accident, or if more sinister forces were involved.

“Pale Blue Light” was another, lesser known nickname for Stonewall Jackson. Skip discusses the setting of this Civil War spy thriller, as well as some of the personalities featured.

 

Sunday • August 11, 2013 • 2-4 p.m. Read more about Meet the Author: Skip Tucker

Ponypalooza at Bailey Cove!

Attention, Everypony! All pony fans, bronies and pegasisters won't want to miss Ponypalooza at the Bailey Cove Public Library on Saturday, May 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. Read more about Ponypalooza at Bailey Cove!

Come to Tasia's Table!

Meet award-winning cheesemaker and author Tasia Malakasis on Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library.

Tasia will bring a sampling of her exceptional cheeses and discuss her cookbook, Tasia's Table: Cooking With the Artisan Cheesemaker at Belle Chevre.

Brian Hudson will provide live music.

Sunday * May 5 * 2-4pm
Tickets $5

Main Library Auditorium
915 Monroe Street
Huntsville

For more information, call Sophie Young at 256-532-2362 Read more about Come to Tasia's Table!

Meet the Author: Irene Latham

Irene Latham is a poet and novelist who writes heart-touching tales of unexpected adventure. She will talk about her work on Sunday, February 3, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library.

Join us as Irene talks about her second novel, the upcoming Don't Feed the Boy.  This adventure took her behind-the-scenes at the zoo... and into the heart of a boy who's trying to figure out where he belongs in the world.

Sunday * February 3 * 2-4pm

Main Library Auditorium

915 Monroe Street

 

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Meet the Author: Irene Latham

Meet the Author: Robert J. Norrell

Award-winning historian Robert J. Norrell talks about his first novel, Eden Rise, on April 14 at the Main Library.

Norrell's program starts at 2 p.m. in the auditorium. His critically acclaimed novel depicts a young man embroiled in a civil-rights conflict that divides his family, his town, and his own identity. Read more about Meet the Author: Robert J. Norrell

"Love in the Library"

Get in the mood for romance!

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is sponsoring a “Love in the Library” Valentine Fair on Saturday, January 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. The Valentine Fair will be in the Main Library Auditorium, 915 Monroe Street. The event is free of charge and no registration is required.

Romance writers will be on hand to meet readers and sign books. Craft vendors will demonstrate Valentine goodies you can make for your special someone. A selection of writers will present readings and music.

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Meet the Authors: Frye Gaillard and Sena Jeter Naslund

This double-header author event features Frye Gaillard, who discusses his latest book, The Books That Mattered: A Reader’s Memoir.  In this collection of essays, Frye pays tribute to the writings that enriched and altered his life.

Frye also talks about Sena Jeter Naslund, whose novels Ahab’s Wife: Or, The Star-Gazer and Adam & Eve are included in the memoir, and he introduces this Southern author favorite.  Sena then carries the discussion over to her own formidable work.

Sunday • December 2 • 2-4pm

Main Library Auditorium Read more about Meet the Authors: Frye Gaillard and Sena Jeter Naslund

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