Author, JEANNETTE WALLS, will be the guest speaker at the Jack Maddox Distinguished Lecture Series on OCTOBER 1, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., at Tydings Auditorium in Hobbs. Tickets will be available beginning in August and you may reserve yours by contacting Laurie Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 575-492-2108. Tickets are FREE but required to attend.
Critics have called Walls’ memoir, The Glass Castle, “spectacular,” “extraordinary,” “incredible,” and “riveting.” It has been a New York Times best-seller for more than four years, has sold 3.5 million copies in the US alone and has been translated into 22 languages. It was named one of the “Top 10 Books of the Decade” by Amazon, and has won numerous awards including the Christopher Award, the American Library Association’s Alex Award, and the Books for Better Living Award.