Posts Tagged ‘ Southington Reads ’

Library names 2016 Southington Reads author: Anita Diamant will discuss “The Boston Girl” in March

January 8, 2016
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Anita Diamant has been chosen to be the 2016 Southington Reads author.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Best-selling author Anita Diamant has been announced as the 2016 “Southington Reads” author by the Southington Public Library. The world-famous author of “The Red Tent” and “The Boston Girl” will be welcomed to town this March, where she will speak at The Aqua Turf. Acclaimed by the Boston Globe, the Miami Herald,…

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Letter: Library thanks public for success of Southington Reads event

April 4, 2015
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To the editor: Our 10th Annual Southington Reads was a huge success. Nearly 400 enthusiastic readers came to see and hear New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalian present his personal and thoughtful program at the Aqua Turf Club. This important event in the cultural life of our community would not be possible without the…

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‘Sandcastle Girls’ discussion

April 2, 2015
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Photo by TAMMI NAUDUS Chris Bohjalian discussed his highly acclaimed historical novel, “The Sandcastle Girls,” at the Southington Library’s Southington Reads event at the Aqua Turf on Wednesday, March 25.

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Andre Dubus III is the Southington Reads author

December 27, 2013
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Andre Dubus III

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer When award-winning writer Andre Dubus III became the 2014 Southington Reads Author for the library, he said that he felt honored. As an author of six books, all published in more than 25 different languages, Dubus never takes pride in rewriting everything he composes, feeling like his work is never…

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