Granite City native Robert Olen Butler will be reading from his newest work, The Hot Country, at the Johnson Road library on Tuesday, October 2 at 6:00 PM.
Christopher Marlowe (Kit) Cobb, an early 20th-century American war correspondent reporting on Mexico’s civil war. He witnesses the attempted assassination of a priest and the arrival of strange ships bearing German officials‚ and that’s just the beginning of his troubles. – Library Journal, 4/30/12
Copies of The Hot Country will be available for purchase and the author will be signing these following the reading.
Butler won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for his novel A Good Scent from A Strange Mountain.
For a printable version of the flyer for this event, click here.