Book Beat will be providing books for this years annual Books on the Lake luncheon on Saturday, May 2 at 11:30 am in the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (788 Lake Shore Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236). This years authors are: Erik Larson, Megan Abbott, and Wade Rouse. Books will be available at the event for purchase and signing. Tickets are currently SOLD OUT. Please call The Grosse Pointe Library Foundation with any questions (313) 640-4683. This event is made possible by the Grosse Pointe Library Foundation, through a partnership with Wayne County Community College District and The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library.
Erik Larson is an journalist and nonfiction author. His best-selling books include: Isaac’s Storm (2000), The Devil in the White City (2003), In the Garden of Beasts (2011), and Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of Lusitania (2015).
Megan Abbott is the Edgar®-winning author of the novels Queenpin, The Song is You, Die A LIttle, Bury Me Deep, The End of Everything, Dare Me, and her latest, The Fever, which was chosen as one of the Best Books of the Summer by the New York Times, People Magazine and Entertainment Weekly and one of the Best Books of the Year by Amazon, National Public Radio, the Boston Globe and the Los Angeles Times. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Salon, the Guardian, Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times Magazine, The Believer and the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Wade Rouse is the author of four, critically-acclaimed memoirs, including America’s Boy, Confessions of A Prep School Mommy Handler, and the bestsellers, At Least in the City Someone Would Hear Me Scream: Misadventures in Search of the Simple Life, and It’s All Relative: A Memoir of Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays and 50 Boxes of Wine. He is also the creator and editor of the humorous dog anthology, I’m Not the Biggest Bitch in This Relationship: Hilarious, Heartwarming Tales about Man’s Best Friends by America’s Favorite Humorists.