- Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 October 2018 19:17
Tim O’Brien will be the featured author for The Peters Township Library Foundation’s 2nd annual Novel November event on Wednesday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m.
|Tim O’Brien will be the special guest for the 2nd Annual Novel November event on November 7 at 7:00 PM.|
The venue for this special event will be the Peters Township High School Auditorium, located at 264 East McMurray Road in McMurray. A book signing will follow the program. Books will be sold by Penguin Bookshop at the event.
Tim O’Brien received the National Book Award in Fiction in 1979 for his novel ‘Going After Cacciato.’ In 2005, his book ‘The Things They Carried’ was named by The New York Times as one of the twenty-two best books of the last quarter century. It received the Chicago Tribune Heartland Award in fiction and was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. The title story from The Things They Carried received the National Magazine Award and was selected by John Updike for inclusion in The Best American Short Stories of the Century. His novels have sold more than six million copies and have been translated into more than 20 languages. O’Brien was a consultant for Season 3 of “This Is Us” which explores Jack’s tour of duty in Vietnam.
Tickets are on sale through the library website at www.ptlibrary.org or at the Circulation Desk. Ticket prices are $5 for Students, $15 for Veterans, and $20 for Adults for general admission seating. A limited number of VIP tickets will be sold for $60 and include VIP reserved seating, a pre-event reception/book signing with Tim O’Brien, passed hors-d'oeuvres by Chef Garnett Livingston, and a voucher for one of O’Brien’s book.