The Lake-Geauga League of Libraries is proud to present bestselling author Paula McLain, at Newbury Auditorium as she promotes her new novel Love and Ruin (to be released May 1st). McLain, known for her historical fiction, returns to the topic of Ernest Hemingway in her retelling of his stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn, a noted war correspondent.
- Date: Saturday, May 5th
- Time: 4:00 p.m.
- Place: Newbury Auditorium (14775 Auburn Road/Newbury, OH)
- Cost: Free and open to the public
- Registration required
Books will be available for purchase and autographing by McLain following the presentation.
The Paris Wife, a New York Times and international bestseller, has been published in thirty-four languages. The recipient of fellowships from Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, the Cleveland Arts Prize, the Ohio Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, McLain is also the author of A Ticket to Ride, her first novel; two collections of poetry; and her memoir, Like Family, Growing up in Other People’s Houses, which chronicles her difficult childhood in the foster care system. McLain received her MFA in poetry from the University of Michigan in 1996 and currently lives in Cleveland with her family.
This event is sponsored by the Lake-Geauga League of Libraries, a group of ten public libraries in Lake and Geauga that have partnered to promote the arts, creativity and enthusiasm for learning in the region. The Lake-Geauga League of Libraries includes Burton, Fairport Harbor, Geauga County, Kirtland, Madison, Mentor, Morley, Perry, Wickliffe and Willoughby-Eastlake Public Libraries.
Pictured In Cover Photo: Bestselling author Paula McLain speaks at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, May 5th, Newbury Auditorium (14775 Auburn Road/Newbury, OH). Free. Registration required. Sponsored by Lake-Geauga League of Libraries.