The Carroll County Public Library and McDaniel College and collaborating to bring a best-selling author to Carroll County to discuss his latest novel.
Best-Selling Author Wally Lamb will speak at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 West Main St., on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. He will discuss "We Are Water", his latest novel.
It is his first full-scale novel in five years, according to a news release.
"We are Water" is a probing exploration of contemporary themes, tempered with the wisdom and empathy that has marked all of this master storyteller’s work. Rooted in the world of a troubled family, and driven by riveting drama, this emotionally powerful novel explores childhood trauma, abuse, and family dynamics, as well as issues of class, race, and cultural inclusion, according to a news release.
His first two works, "She’s Come Undone"and "I Know This Much is True," were number one New York Times bestsellers and Oprah’s Book Club selections.
Tickets are $20 and include a dessert reception and copy of the book.