Event Details

  • December 7, 2017
  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Free


Event Description

The World Is Just A Book Away

The Lenox Library Association 18 Main Street, Lenox, MA Call: (413) 637-2630 sfaber@lenoxlib.org The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar 11 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240 Call: 413-637-3390 website: www.bookstoreinlenox.com The Lenox Library Association and The Bookstore in Lenox Present: AT THE LENOX LIBRARY Sedgwick Reading Room Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7:00pm James Owens The World Is Just A Book Away This book event will benefit the literacy program of the same name. A small town postal worker knows more than the young woman at her counter, including Recognizing the life-changing nature of reading, Owens set out in 2002 to create a unique and deeply moving collection of stories. At first glance, the 60 people in this anthology may not seem to have much in common—but they all share their personal love of books and reading in The World is Just a Book Away. James Owens provides readers with unique insight into the personal stories of 5 Nobel Peace Prize laureates, actors, royalty, world leaders, scientists, humanitarians, and other prominent people, including: His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Yo-Yo Ma, Jude Law, Miep Gies, Jane Goodall, Martin Scorsese, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Buzz Aldrin, and many more.