Anne Fadiman, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction will speak at 2:30 p.m., Monday, at the Walla Walla Public Library, 238 E. Alder St. as part of the Walla Walla Reads program. Fadiman is the author of two essay collections, "At Large and At Small" and "Ex Libris," and the editor of "Rereadings: Seventeen Writers Revisit Books They Love."
"The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down" received a National Book Critics Circle Award, an L.A. Times Book Prize and a Salon Book Award.
Her essays and articles have appeared in Harper's, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, among other publications.
She is the Francis Writer-in-Residence at Yale. Fadiman will discuss her book and the writing life. There is no admission charge. For more information, call 509-524-4609.