Oceans of Possibilities, our 2022 Summer Reading Program, ended on July 31, but you can pick up the prizes you earned through August 31.
Visit washoecountylibrary.us/summerreading for more information.
Author Talk with Simon Winchester
Join us for a conversation with prolific British-American writer, journalist, and consummate adventurer Simon Winchester. This is a virtual event and registration is required.
This author talk will cover many aspects of his work across myriad fields of history, technology, and geology as well as the author's personal expeditions, including his path to becoming the acclaimed best selling author he is today. A master storyteller, Winchester’s narrative is like a journey through time. His keen intellect and ability to precisely and expertly weave everyday life into historical examination leaves his readers feeling awestruck at the world surrounding them.
Winchester is a New York Times Bestselling author with an omnibus of more than 30 titles, including The Professor and the Madman, Pacific, The Perfectionists, and most recently, Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World. Beginning his writing career in journalism, Winchester has found renowned success in the world of non-fiction and now works almost exclusively as an author.
- Tuesday, September 20, 2022
- 11:00am - 12:00pm
- Digital Library
- Books & Reading