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The Alachua County Library District of Alachua County has among its objectives to guarantee free access to information, reading, writing, knowledge, thinking and the enjoyment of culture, of all citizens, encouraging active participation in the different stages of life to
contribute to the consolidation of a society that recognizes their socio-cultural conditions, interacts with other cultures, able to use and generate information and knowledge to transform their life and their environment with a participatory and democratic spirit.
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Hill, Nathan Sunday, March 14, 1:45
Recently added to the 2017 schedule is Nathan Hill. His debut novel The Nix was named the #1 Book of the Year by Audible and Entertainment Weekly, as well as one of the year’s best books by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Amazon, Newsday, Library Journal and many others. The Nix was a finalist for the Leonard Award from the National Book Critics Circle.
Ann Hood Sunday, March 12, 2:30
Is the author nineteen books spanning the genres of novels, nonfiction, young adult and a short story collection. Her latest is The Book That Matters Most. People named it in their “Best New Books” and wrote “Hood examines the push and pull between mothers and grown children and the transformative power of fiction.”
Robert Olen Butler Sunday, January 8, 2:30
Robert Olen Butler is a Pulitzer Prize winning author of sixteen novels including A Small Hotel and the Christopher Marlowe Cobb series, numerous short stories, and a book on creative writing, From Where You Dream. He was long-listed for the Carnegie Medal of Excellence for Literature for his latest title, Perfume River.
Victor McGlothin Saturday, January 28, 2:30
Victor McGlothin is a national bestselling author and Essence Best Seller with 14 titles to his credit. He is a former bank vice president who almost lost his athletic scholarship due to his poor reading skills. Ultimately, he overcame that obstacle and later completed a Master’s degree in Human Relations & Business.