"The Frog King"

Tuesday September 20 2011

 

Adam DaviesAdam Davies, Fall Thornton Writer-in-Residence, will read from his work September 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Hopwood Auditorium. A reception and book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

Read all about Davies in The Burg.

Davies is the author of three novels: The Frog King, screenplay by Bret Easton Ellis; Goodbye Lemon, a tragicomic family drama whose film rights are now with Gerard Butler's company; and Mine All Mine, a screwball thriller that was named "One of the Top Ten Crime Books of the Year" by Booklist and was purchased for adaptation to film with the author to write the screenplay. Davies has appeared on NPR and the A&E Channel's "Breakfast with the Arts."

The reading is sponsored by the Richard H. Thornton Endowment in English and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. For more information, call 434.544.8820.