“We’re excited to have the opportunity to welcome Thomas Maltman to the Iowa City Public Library for this one-night only event,” Adult Programming Librarian Beth Fisher says. “The purpose of All Iowa Reads is for foster a sense of community and unity through reading. What better ways to do that than have this year’s author come and talk about his book?”
Set on the Minnesota prairie in the late 1980s during a drought season that’s pushing family farms to the brink, Little Wolves features the intertwining stories of a father searching for answers after his son commits a heinous murder, and a pastor’s wife who has returned to the town for mysterious reasons of her own.
Little Wolves was named one of the Best Books 2013 Adult Books for Teens by “School Library Journal” in November. Maltman’s first book, The Night Birds, received a Spur Award, the Friends of American Writers Literary Award, and an Alex Award.
Maltman lives in the Twin Cities. He received his MFA from Minnesota State University.
Little Wolves: An Evening with Author Thomas Maltman is one of the Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program activities. To learn more about the Summer Reading Program, or to register, visit www.icpl.org/srp.
For more information, contact the Library at (319) 356-5200.