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February 2 • 7:00 pm
One of The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post’s Ten Best Books Of The Year, and a Best Book of the Year: Time, The Boston Globe, NPR, Chicago Public Library, The Star Tribune, The Economist, The Christian Science Monitor, Real Simple, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Bookreporter
This new novel from Pulitzer Prize finalist Daniel Mason brims with love and madness, humor, and hope. Centered around a house in New England and the land around it, North
Woods follows the cycles of history, nature, and even language. It shows the myriad, magical ways in which we’re connected to our environment, to history, and to one another. It is not just an unforgettable novel about secrets and destinies, but a way of looking at the world that asks the timeless question: How do we live on, even after we’re gone?
In-Person Event: $35 for non-members, $30 for MTH&M Members (please login to access your discount). $10 for general admission only (no book included). REGISTER HERE.
A copy of North Woods is included with full admission and will be signed by the author at the event.
About the Author: Daniel Mason was born and raised in Northern California. He studied biology at Harvard, and medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. His first novel, The Piano Tuner, published in 2002, was a national bestseller and has since been published in 27 countries. His other works include A Far Country, The Winter Soldier, and A Registry of My Passage Upon Earth, and his writing has appeared in Harper’s Magazine and Lapham’sQuarterly. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
About the Moderator: Rebecca Castellani is the co-founder of Quiet Corner Communications. She is also the host of MID LIT, a podcast in praise of unpretentious literature, and a recurring panelist on WNPR’s “The Colin McEnroe Show.” She has a BA in English from the College of the Holy Cross and a MSc in Literature and Modernity from The University of Edinburgh. She lives in Litchfield, Connecticut. _____________________________________________________________
Author programs at The Mark Twain House & Museum are sponsored by Connecticut Public Broadcasting and the Wish You Well Foundation.