The Deschutes Public Library Foundation continues the Author! Author! literary series with Lisa See New York Times best selling author.
- LISA SEE | Thursday, February 25 | 7pm | Bend High School
See is the author of the New York Times bestseller Snow Flower and the Secret Fan which became a film in 2011. Her books include On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family, Flower Net, The Interior, Dragon Bones, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, Dreams of Joy and her latest novel, China Dolls, released in June 2014. Both Shanghai Girls and Snow Flower and the Secret Fan received honorable mentions from the Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature.
- ALICE HOFFMAN | Thursday, May 26 | 7pm | Bend High
Hoffman is the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers, The Third Angel,Practical Magic, Here on Earth (a 1998 Oprah Book Club selection) and many other titles. Several of her books have been adapted into films, including Practical Magic and Aquamarine. Her 2011 bestseller, The Dovekeepers,is an epic tale that recounts the fall of Masada and was adapted into a 2015 CBS mini-series. Released in 2014, The Museum of ExtraordinaryThings, became an instant New York Times bestseller. Hoffman has two newnovels due in 2015; the just released Nightbird for middle-grade readers and The Marriage of Opposites released this month.
In an effort to increase exposure to literature and engage teens in civic dialogue, the Deschutes Public Library Foundation provides free tickets for up to 250 regional high school and community college students to attend the four author presentations and to receive copies of the authors’ books.