Please join us at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2 in the Great Room to hear novelist and Bay parent, Martha Conway (John '15 and Lily '18) discuss her newest book, The Underground River, which the NYT Book Review recommended and named an Editors' Choice.
In a format similar to that of City Arts & Lectures, Associate Head of School Lise Shelton will lead the discussion of Martha's novel, set in 1838 and in which her protagonist, a young seamstress, finds herself pulled from the political sidelines in to a life of perilous activism and service ferrying babies surrendered by desperate slave mothers to freedom via the Underground Railroad. We hope you will join this rich but purposely low-key evening, open to all in the Bay community, and enjoy some light refreshments and the chance to hear Martha read from and talk about this latest book, her timely take on stepping into active participation.
You can buy The Underground River at your favorite local bookstore, from Amazon, or borrow a copy from the 5 that will be in the Bay Library beginning Tuesday morning. Copies of The Underground River will also be available for purchase at the October 2 event. Questions? Please ask Jenny Overstreet, email@example.com (Christopher '17, Amanda'19).