Tony Abbott

Citizens Invited to ReadDavidson Lecture Tomorrow

Please join us to hear a lecture by Tony Abbott entitled “Lee Smith, Zelda Fitzgerald, and Guests on Earth: A Biographical Approach to the Novel” on September 30 at 4:00 p.m. at The Pines at Davidson's Davidson Room, 400 Avinger Lane.

Other events:
Book Discussion led by Amy Diamond, Executive Director of DavidsonLearns, on Thursday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. at the Davidson Public Library
A Visit by Author Lee Smith on Wednesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lilly Family Gallery on Davidson College's campus, in partnership with the Department of English. After Lee Smith speaks, she will sign books.

ReadDavidson announces Guests on Earth by award-winning Southern author Lee Smith as its 2015 selection. Guests on Earth is set at Highland Mental Hospital in Asheville, N.C., during the years 1936-1948, the year of the terrible fire in which Zelda Fitzgerald perished along with eight other female patients in a locked ward on the top floor. 

For more information, please visit www.townofdavidson.org/ReadDavidson.

Special thanks to our sponsors: The Town of Davidson, Main Street Books, Davidson Public Library, DavidsonLearns, PostNet, and the Davidson College Department of English.

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