One Book One County 2014
The 2014 One Book title was revealed on Tuesday, February 25 at the Orangeville Public Library. This year's 'One' to read is Triggers by Robert J. Sawyer. Set in Washington D.C., Triggers is a science fiction political thriller about the nature of memory.
"Constantly gripping on the surface and seriously provocative deep down." —The Wall Street Journal
"A tense, race-against-the-clock adventure with a surprise ending." —Library Journal
Join us in reading the OBOC 2014 title and sharing the experience with others in Dufferin County. It's a gigantic book club without the meetings.
Wednesday, April 9 - 7 p.m., Mill Street branch - Demystifying book editing with Adrienne Kerr, Robert J. Sawyer's editor. Please register with Orangeville, Grand Valley or Shelburne Public Library or BookLore.
Tuesday, May 13 - 7 p.m., OBOC Finale featuring Robert J. Sawyer - Centre Fellowship Church, 375 Hanson Blvd. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Orangeville, Grand Valley or Shelburne Public Library or BookLore.
Robert J. Sawyer
Robert J. Sawyer is a best selling Canadian author who has won every international science fiction award. He is one of only eight authors in history to win all three of the science-fiction field's highest honors for best novel of the year: the Hugo Award (which he won for HOMINIDS), the Nebula Award (which he won for THE TERMINAL EXPERIMENT); and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award (which he won for MINDSCAN).He is also the recipient of the Crime Writers of Canada’s Arthur Ellis Award for mystery fiction. His novel FLASHFORWARD was the basis for the ABC TV series of the same name.
Robert was born in Ottawa and lives in Mississauga with his wife, poet Carolyn Clink.
For more information about Robert and his award-winning books, check out his web page: http://sfwriter.com/
The annual One Book One County program is presented by BookLore and the Grand Valley, Orangeville and Shelburne public libraries.