Presented by the Library Legacy Foundation. Presenting Media: The Blade and Buckeye Broadband. Supporting Sponsor: Buehrer Group. Community Sponsor: Friends of the Library. All ticket purchases are only through the online links below (no branch ticket sales currently.) For assistance or to inquire about being a featured author, call 419.259.5199.

Authors! with Kim Kelly

(Tu) June 21 at 6:30 p.m. | Main Library, McMaster Center
Kim Kelly is an independent journalist, author, and organizer based in Philadelphia, PA. Her new book, Fight Like Hell is a definitive history of the labor movement and the people who risked everything to win necessities like fair wages and access to employment, a safe workplace, disability, and discrimination protections, and the eight-hour workday. Kim Kelly’s publishing debut is both an inspiring read and a vital contribution to American history, offering a transportive look at the forgotten heroes who’ve sacrificed to make good on America’s promises.
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Explore more than 20 years of bringing noted authors to the local area. Authors! has featured some of the world’s most prolific writers, journalists and activists including Gloria Steinem, David McCullough, Anna Quindlen, Isabel Allende, Neil Gaiman, Sebastian Junger, Nicholas Sparks, Bob Woodward, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Ray Bradbury, John Updike, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., P.J. O’Rourke, Sherman Alexie, Zadie Smith, Henry Winkler, Sue Grafton, Cokie Roberts, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sandra Cisneros, Jacques Pepin and many more!

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