Authors Uncovered

Access to books and the authors who wrote them.

The only thing greater than reading a book is hearing from the person who wrote it. At Authors Uncovered, you’re offered a front-row seat to the minds of those who’ve put great stories and research onto the page. Currently, all author events will be broadcasted on Zoom. 

  • Purchase their book
  • Ask the author your most pressing questions
  • Hear from other fans of the books you’ve read

Janet Skeslien Charles (March 14)

Meet Janet Skeslien Charles, author of The Paris Library in converation with CapRadio's Donna Apidone. The Paris Library is based on the true story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris. This is an unforgettable story of friendship, family and the power of literature to bring us together.

Janet Skeslien Charles is the award-winning author of Moonlight in Odessa. Janet first became interested in the incredible true story of the librarians who stood up to Nazi "Book Protector" when she worked as the program manager at the American Library in Paris. She divides her time between Montana and Paris.

Signed copies of The Paris Library are available for purchase at Underground Books. 
This virtual event will take place in Zoom on March 14 at 12:45 p.m. Advance registration is required.  

Hear their words 

Listen to our newest podcast episode where author Ellis Cose discusses his book The Short Life & Curious Death of Free Speech in America.

Listen to our Authors Uncovered podcast and enjoy conversations with our local and touring authors.

Watch it again 

Ellis Cose | October 28 
Cose is the author of several books, including the bestselling The Rage of a Privileged Class. A former contributing editor for Newsweek magazine, his writing has appeared in the Chicago Sun-TimesTime magazine, USA Today, the Washington Post, and the New York Daily News, among other publications. Cose offers an eye-opening wholly original examination of the state of free speech in America today, litigating ideas that touch on every American’s life in his new book, The Short Life & Curious Death of Free Speech in America.
Support local businesses and buy a signed copy from our official book seller, Face In a Book.

Nancy Pearl | September 22
Meet bestselling author, librarian and literary critic Nancy Pearl to discuss her new book, The Writer’s Library. In this Authors Uncovered event hosted by CapRadio’s Donna Apidone, Pearl will discuss the books that made them think, brought them joy and changed their lives in this intimate, moving insightful collection that celebrates the power of literature and how reading connects us all. Signed copies of her book are available through Face in a Book.



Read their work

Have Questions?
Will I have time to speak one-on-one with the author?

Yes, but very briefly. When you reach the signing table, you’ll have a brief interaction with the author while they sign your book. It's up to the author if photos will be allowed.

Who sells the books?

We partner with various local book stores, from Avid Reader to Barnes & Noble.

How can I stay informed on upcoming author visits?

We send regular announcements about authors visiting the library as part of their book tours. Sign up for our newsletter to get your favorite authors on your calendar.

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