Jeannette Walls, who is originally from Phoenix and grew up moving around the country with her family, is the bestselling author of The Glass Castle, a memoir that recounts her dysfunctional and nomadic upbringing. The Glass Castle has been a New York Times bestseller for over eight years and was named one of the top 10 books of the decade by Amazon. Walls is also the author of two other New York Times bestsellers, The Silver Star and Half Broke Horses. Her newest book, Hang The Moon, was published in March 2023. Walls graduated from Barnard College, and has written for New York magazine, Esquire, and MSNBC. After many years in New York, Walls currently lives with her husband in rural Virginia.

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Moments in Time: Historical Fiction Breakfast

March 23, 2024 10AM – 12:30PM
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We’ve added a few more tickets to this previously sold out event! Enjoy a delectable breakfast and sparkling mimosas with authors Brinda Charry, Adriana Trigiani and Jeannette Walls, in conversation with Rachel Beanland.

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