What does it mean to be human? What connects us and what keeps us apart? In one way or another, most literature explores these elemental questions. In her acclaimed novel "The Chaperone," Laura Moriarty has a strong message for human equality and dignity. Join us for a special Novel Talk program where we will explore issues of women's rights, gay rights and just plan human rights, and then hear from the author herself about her writing process and research for "The Chaperone." Books will be available for purchasing, and a book signing will follow.