Our New Monthly Virtual Author Talk Series Has Launched!

Apr 23, 2024

Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Branch are pleased to announce a new virtual author talk series each month featuring bestselling, award-winning, and highly acclaimed authors from around the world.  The featured writers and thought leaders will cover a wide range of fiction and nonfiction genres.  These programs have been generously funded by the Chester County Library Trust and are brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium.   

The free, virtual series takes place two to three times a month and includes the opportunity to ask questions to the author.  A complete list of events is available at https://bit.ly/LibrarySpeakersConsortium. Author Talks for this month include: 

THE MYSTERIOUS CASE OF RUDOLF DIESELNew York Times Bestselling author, Douglas Brunt is joining us online to chat about his debut non-fiction work, on Wednesday, May 1st at 3 PM ET. This instant bestseller reveals the hidden history of Rudolf Diesel, one of the world’s great inventors, and his mysterious disappearance on the eve of World War I.

MOTHER – DAUGHTER MURDER NIGHT– Nothing brings a family together like a murder next door . . .  Join Nina Simon online to chat about her lighthearted whodunnit about a grandmother-mother-daughter trio of amateur sleuths on Wednesday, May 8th at 7 PM ET.

YELLOWFACE – We’re looking forward to a thrilling conversation with Rebecca F. Kuang (R.F.Kuang) as she chats with us about her New York Times bestselling novel, Yellowface on Tuesday, May 21st at 7 PM ET. Yellowface grapples with questions of diversity, racism, and cultural appropriation, as well as the terrifying alienation of social media.

All events are free and open to the public.  For more information, to register and submit questions for the author, visit https://libraryc.org/ccls

After registration, you will receive a link to the live online event at the email address you provided. These events will be recorded and can also be viewed later (along with many other author talks!) at https://libraryc.org/ccls/archive

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