Sonja Yoerg presents "All the Best People" with Holly Robinson

Sonja Yoerg, interviewed by bestselling novelist Holly Robinson, will talk about her latest book, All the Best People, and the writing life today. Their dialog will reach out to and include  the audience, making for a lively, informed and fun evening.

All the Best People is an intricately crafted story of madness, magic and misfortune across three generations in Vermont in 1972.  A compelling tale of a family slowly disintegrating as the mother refuses to seek help for a mind slowly but inexorably losing its grip on reality. An exploration of the power of courage and love to overcome a damning legacy, All the Best People celebrates the search for identity and grace in the most ordinary lives. Chris Bohjalian, author of The Sleepwalker and The Guest Room says of All the Best People,  “Not just the best people, but real people: authentic, quirky and troubled. I cared for them all."

Sonja Yoerg has 2 previous novels, House Broken and  Middle of Somewhere, both published by Penguin/ Random House. She Grew up in Stowe Vermont, and has a  Ph.D. in Biological Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley, and currently lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

Holly Robinson is the nationally bestselling author who lives right here in Rowley. She has published 6 novels, including Beach Plum Island and her latest, Folly Cove, as well as her memoir, The Gerbil Farmer's Daughter, and writes a very popular blog on writing and publishing today called "Writer and Red Dirt Rambler"

Event date: 
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Jabberwocky Bookshop
at the Tannery, 50 Water St.
Newburyport, MA 01950
All the Best People Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399583490
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Published: Berkley Books - May 2nd, 2017

The Middle of Somewhere Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451472144
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Published: Berkley Books - September 1st, 2015

House Broken Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451472137
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Published: Berkley Books - January 6th, 2015