Award winning author and memoirist Reyna Grande will visit Central Library on Saturday, July 13th at 2:00 p.m. for a special reading from her recent memoir, The Distance Between Us, an inspirational coming-of-age story about the pursuit of a better life.
Reyna's first novel, Across a Hundred Mountains, (Atria, 2006), received a 2010 Latino Books Into Movies Award, a 2007 American Book Award, and the 2006 El Premio Aztlán Literary Award. Her second novel, Dancing with Butterflies (Washington Square Press, 2009) was critically acclaimed and was the recipient of a 2010 International Latino Book Awards. The Distance Between Us (Atria, 2012) is a National Book Circle Critics Award finalist.
You can see Reyna in the Mozart's Grove area (see the highlighted portion of the library floor plan below) of Central Library, Saturday, July 13th at 2 p.m.