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Evening with NYT author Towles

Published: June 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Amor Towles, New York Times bestselling author of "Rules of Civility" and "A Gentleman in Moscow," will speak June 8 at 7 p.m. at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.

Towles will discuss his latest novel, "A Gentleman in Moscow," about a 30-year-old Russian aristocrat who is sentenced to house arrest in a luxury hotel across the street from the Kremlin. A masterly encapsulation of modern Russian history, this book more than fulfills the promise of Towles' stylish debut, Rules of Civility." The library's Between the Lines Book Club will be discussing "A Gentleman in Moscow" at their Aug. 14 meeting.

Towles' first novel, "Rules of Civility," published in 2011, was a bestseller in hardcover and paperback and was ranked by the Wall Street Journal as one of the best books of 2011. The book was optioned by Lionsgate to be made into a feature film.

Copies of the book will be available and signing courtesy of the Learned Owl Book Shop. Register at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658, Ext. 1010.

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