“The experience of reading a Bill Bryson book is something you don’t want to stop – a pip and a spree and, almost incidentally, a serious education. And never tiresome, for Bryson has the gift of being the student and not the tutor.”-The Washington Post
One of the most admired nonfiction writers takes the stage with ONE SUMMER, his tale of America in 1927 – the year our still-young country stepped out onto the global stage with such outsized characters as Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, Herbert Hoover, and Al Capone. Bryson’s story is animated by fascinating facts, beautifully told anecdotes, witty asides and great accomplishments.
BILL BRYSON’s bestselling books include A Walk in the Woods, I’m a Stranger Here Myself, In a Sunburned Country, A Short History of Nearly Everything (which earned him the 2004 Aventis Prize), The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, and At Home.
Book: One Summer: America, 1927
For each 1-2 tickets sold, the purchase of a book voucher ($28.95) is required. Vouchers can be redeemed on the night of the event for a signed copy of Once Summer, America, 1927. Tickets & vouchers NOT available online, call or come by the box office.
About Writers on a New England Stage:
Each literary evening features an author presentation followed by an onstage interview with Virginia Prescott, host of New Hampshire Public Radio’s “Word of Mouth”. Live music performed by the award-winning house band Dreadnaught. Shows are rebroadcast on NH Public Radio. Companion bookstore: RiverRun in Portsmouth