Mr. van Booy will be speaking about his newest book, Everything Beautiful Began After, a stunning debut novel of love amidst the ruins of
He is, without doubt, one of the best storytellers I've ever heard speak. Be prepared to be rapt.
(From the Publisher – about Everything Beautiful Began After)
Young, beautiful, and lost, Rebecca has come to
George has come to
Henry has come to
After a chance meeting on a hot
Until Rebecca meets Henry.
And Henry meets George.
“Van Booy's stories are somehow like paintings the characters walk out of, and keep walking.” --
“His sentences are spare, subtle, and freighted, his images fresh . . . you see and feel his settings . . . a first-rate storyteller.” – Newsday
Simon van Booy’s appearance at Darien Library is part of our Adult Summer Reading Program.
A reception and book signing will follow the author’s presentation. Books will be available for purchase.
Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen’s).