Friday, September 30, 2016

[Library Events and Programs] A Discussion of Salvage the Bones at Central Library October 4, 2016

By: Marcey Wright, public relations supervisor 

Great Conversations are happening at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave.)! 

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Memphis & Shelby County Room (4th floor), Professor Ernest Gibson III will take Library customers on a journey through the pages of award-winning book, Salvage the Bones. Gibson, Ph.D. works as an assistant professor in the English Department of Rhodes College.

This program, which is free and open to the public, will introduce readers to bestselling author Jesmyn Ward through her book, Salvage the Bones – the featured book for this year’s Memphis Reads program. Salvage the Bones is the gripping tale of a struggling family “displaced” by poverty, broken relationships, and their own misfortune in the days leading up to Hurricane Katrina.

Click for full details about the Great Conversations Series.


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