UpcomingBooks and Bites: News of the World

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  • Feb 11, 2021
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
News of the World by Paulette Giles; presented by Barbara Hauser; Thursday, February 11; 10:30 a.m. to noon
National Book Award Finalist for Fiction and newly released film starring Tom Hanks;
In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction from the author of Enemy Women that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust.