Meet the Author

July 28 at 7PM Robin Wright, Washington Post Journalist and author of Dreams and Shadows: the Future of the Middle East will speak at the Rockport Public Library, corner of School Street & Broadway, Rockport.

This award -winning journalist brings a unique perspective to events in the Middle East. In 35 years of reporting from two dozen countries, she has witnessed wars, revolutions, uprisings, the birth of democracy movements and a new generation of activists in the Middle East. Robin Wright is uniquely qualified to offer analysis and insight on the evolving puzzle of the contemporary Middle East.

Due to the popular response to this program and limited seating capacity, advance reserved complimentary (free)tickets are needed for admission, please call the library at 978-546-6934 to reserve and pick up tickets. Tickets are also available at Toad Hall Book Store. Any remaining tickets will be available on a first come first serve basis the night of the program.

The Rockport Public Library presents a series of ‘Meet the Author’ events. All are open to the public and all will take place at the library, located at 17 School Street in Rockport.

July 28 at 7:00 P.M.

Meet the Author: Robin Wright, author of ‘Dreams and Shadows: the Future of the Middle East’

Join nationally acclaimed author and Washington Post journalist as she discusses her new book and 35 years of covering the Middle East.

August 7 at 7:00 P.M.

Meet the Authors: A Literary Sense of Place’Cape Ann

Join local authors Peter Anastas, Gregory Gibson, and Rodman Philbrick for a discussion of how generally a sense of environment colors their writing and in particular how Cape Ann emerges as a sense of place.

August 14 at 7:30 P.M.

Meet the Author: Julia Glass, author of ‘I See You Everywhere’

Join this 2006 National Book Award winner for her novel ‘The Three Junes’ as she discusses her forthcoming book ‘I See You Everywhere’ as well as her previous novels.

August 28 at 7:00 P.M.

Meet the Author: Andre Dubus III, author of ‘The Garden of Last Days’ and Summer Beach Reads Wrap Up

Join this nationally acclaimed and best-selling author to discuss his new book. His previous book ‘House of Sand and Fog’ was made into a movie. Mr. Dubus will also wrap up the library’s Summer Beach Reads Program sharing some of his favorite reads and the results compiled from Rockporters’ summer reads.

September 11 at 7:00 P.M.

Meet the Author: Aviva Chomsky, author of ‘They Take Our Jobs! and 20 Other Myths about Immigration’

Join this history professor and expert on Latin American as she discusses Latin American solidarity and immigrants’ rights.

October 29 at 7:00 P.M.

Meet the Author: Michael Palmer, author of ‘The First Patient’

Join this nationally acclaimed best-selling author to discuss his new thriller which The New York Times calls ‘a high-concept, high-octane thriller at the crossroads of presidential politics and cutting-edge medicine’

Information: 978-546-6934