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Pollard Library Foundation Presents Chris Bohjalian - Thursday, May 8, 6:00PM


Enjoy an evening of thought-provoking conversation, with wine and hors d’oeuvres in our beautiful Memorial Hall (a.k.a. 2nd floor reference room). Conversation followed by a book signing. Suggested donation is $45 per person. All proceeds to benefit the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation. More information about the Foundation is available on their webpage:

About the Author:


Chris Bohjalian is the critically acclaimed author of 17 books including nine New York Times bestsellers. His books have been chosen as Best Books of the Year by The Washington Post, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Hartford Courant, Publisher’s Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Bookpage, and Salon. His latest novel, The Light in the Ruins, debuted as a New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly and national Indiebound bestseller. The book is a reimagining of Romeo and Juliet set in Tuscany at the end of the Second World War. His epic novel of the Armenian Genocide, The Sandcastle Girls, which was published in paperback in April, earned him the ANCA Arts and Letters Award and the Saint Mesrob Mashdots Medal. His next novel, Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands, arrives on July 8, 2014.