The Community Library welcomes National Book Award Winner and New York Times Op-Ed Writer Timothy Egan for its 2021 Hemingway Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, July 8th at 7:00 p.m.
The event is free, but seating will be limited in alignment with current community protocols around COVID-19. The event will also be live-streamed.
Registration will open on the Library’s website on Monday, May 3 at 7:00 a.m.
The Hemingway Distinguished Lecture is presented each July by The Community Library, honoring the month of Ernest Hemingway’s birth and death. The Lecture celebrates the power of words and the creative spirit in a landscape that Hemingway loved. The previous Lectures have been presented by Sherman Alexie, Anthony Doerr, Terry Tempest Williams, and Richard Blanco.
Timothy Egan is an acclaimed writer and veteran chronicler of the American experience, whose interests range wide across politics, the environment, history and landscape, and into the spiritual realm. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, a popular columnist, and a National Book Award-winning author of nine books.
Pre-sales of Egan’s books will be available through Iconoclast Books. Please visit Iconoclast in Hailey or call 208-726-1564 to order your copies. Egan will sign books in private to protect the health and safety of the speaker and attendees, and those who purchase books through Iconoclast will be able to pick them up approximately 1-2 days following the lecture.