Friday, May 27, 2011

Author Garth Stein visits Shreveport in October in Mary Jane Malone Lecture Series; lecture at Caddo Magnet High, Th, Oct 20, open to public

"The Mary Jane Malone Lecture Series author for the 2011-2012 school year will be Garth Stein," said Kris Clements.

"He will spend the day ay Caddo Magnet High onTh, Oct 20, and will give an entertaining lecture that evening at 6:30 pm. The event, free and open to the public, will be held in the Magnet PAC."

Stein's recent novel, The Art of Racing in the Rain (Harper, 2008) became a New York Times bestseller and a #1 BookSense Pick, says Wikipedia.

The novel follows the story of Denny, a race car driver, and his dog Enzo, who believes he will be reincarnated as a human — following the Mongolian legend that a dog who is prepared will be reincarnated in their next life as a human.

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