Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Aug. 9 Author Talk at Teton County Library features Fadiman and Colt

Author Talk: Anne Fadiman and George Howe Colt 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Teton County Public Library in Jackson. Anne Fadiman, author of "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down," and her husband, George Howe Colt, author of "The Big House," read from two new works, exploring the challenges of family relationships. Fadiman's reading is about fathers and sons: the tragic relationship between the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge and his elder son and the difficulties of growing up with a famous parent. Colt's reading is about brothers: the great nature writer Henry David Thoreau's loving bond with his older brother and the heartbreak of losing him. Location: Ordway Auditorium. Free. Education and Program Manager, Dimmie Zeigler, 733-2164 ext. 229,

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