Thursday, September 19 › 7 p.m.
Columbia, Columbia College, Launer Auditorium
Thursday, September 26 › 7 p.m.
Fulton, William Woods University Library Auditorium
One Read author Keija Parssinen steps up to the podium to talk about growing up in Saudi Arabia and how it inspired her to write her debut novel, “The Ruins of Us.” She’ll also speak to writing as a craft and answer your questions.
Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing following each of these talks.
Browse our full listing of One Read events in our online program guide, and join us in September for book discussions, films, presentations, radio programs, art and more. And don’t forget to sign up to let us know you are reading this year’s selection.