Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale book announced

Lake Forest Library
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Lake Forest Library announces Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale book

May 17, 2018 – LAKE FOREST Ill – Lake Forest Library announced A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline as this year's selection for the sixth annual Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale, a one book/one community program that fosters a culture of reading and a sense of community in our city. A Piece of the World is a work of fiction about the relationship between the painter Andrew Wyeth and Christina Olson, his muse and the subject of his most famous painting, Christina's World. Everyone is invited to read the book throughout the summer and early fall (the Library will have numerous copies available) and then enjoy book-related events at the Library and around Lake Forest in October. All events are free and open to the public. More info on the book and author, book discussion guides, and event details and registration are available at

The main event of Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale is A Conversation with the Author, Christina Baker Kline, moderated by Professor Davis Schneiderman, Lake Forest College Associate Dean of the Faculty. A Conversation with the Author will be held at Lake Forest College on October 25 at 7:00 pm. The event is free but registration is required. On October 26, Christina Baker Kline will attend a Tea & Talk at Lake Forest Library and make an appearance at Lake Forest Book Store.

About Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale

Each year a title is selected from the works of writers affiliated with Ragdale, the artists' residency in Lake Forest which has supported authors and their creative process for over 35 years. Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale partners are Lake Forest Library, Ragdale, Lake Forest College, and the Friends of Lake Forest Library. Lake Forest Book Store is the official bookstore of Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale.

More info

Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale website

Author Christina Baker Kline's media kit

Library contact
Kate Buckardt, Adult Services Librarian