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Six Bridges Book Festival: Hilary Leichter & Ben Purkert

In Hilary Leichter’s Terrace Story, Annie, Edward, and their daughter find a beautiful terrace hidden in the closet of their cramped apartment. But every bit of extra space has a hidden cost, and the terrace sets off a seismic chain of events, forever changing the shape of the world.

Ben Purkert’s debut novel The Men Can’t Be Saved tackles a haunting question: What do our jobs do to our souls? In this startlingly original examination of work, sex, addiction, religion, branding, and ourselves, Seth is a junior copywriter whose latest tagline just went viral. He tries to discover his spiritual self by day, while popping illegal prescription pills by night and straying farther from salvation.

For more information about this event, or the Six Bridges Book Festival, please call 501-918-3000.

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Date and Time

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm