Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author will introduce her new book, The Bookshop at Water’s End. This new book untangles issues experienced by multiple characters, all of whom retreat to a small beach town community to try to sort out tragic and/or difficult challenges. Callahan Henry has been nominated multiple times for the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Book Award for Fiction. She is a frequent speaker at luncheons, book clubs and women’s groups.
This program is sponsored by Blount County Friends of the Library and Southland Books. Plan to attend on Monday, July 17, at 7 p.m., in the Library’s Sharon Lawson Room.
More about the author
Patti is a New York Times bestselling author of Losing the Moon; Where the River Runs; When Light Breaks; Between the Tides; The Art of Keeping Secrets; Driftwood Summer; The Perfect Love Song: A Holiday Story; Coming up for Air; And Then I Found You; The Stories We Tell; The Idea of Love and The Bookshop at Water’s End.
Growing up in Philadelphia as the daughter of a Presbyterian minister, Patti learned early the value of storytelling. She moved with her family to South Florida when she was twelve. There she found the sanctuary of libraries and “began a slow but steady journey into understanding the power of story to navigate confusing times in life.”
Patti graduated from Auburn University and earned her graduate degree at Georgia State University. Once a Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, she now writes full time. The mother of three children, she now lives in both Mountain Brook, Alabama and Bluffton, South Carolina with her husband.