Thank you for another successful year of Coppell Reads! This year's selection, Remember Ben Clayton, was a huge hit! To see photos from our visit with Remember Ben Clayton author Stephen Harrigan, click here.
We would love to hear what you thought about Coppell Reads 2012. If you have suggestions for future Coppell Reads selections and programs, please contact the library.
What is Coppell Reads?
Coppell Reads is a city-wide event that encourages community members to read the same book at the same time and then participate in a series of community events celebrating the book. The mission of Coppell Reads is to support a sense of community and promote a love of reading.
About the Author:
Stephen Harrigan was born in Oklahoma City in 1948 and has lived in Texas since the age of five, growing up in Abilene and Corpus Christi.
Harrigan lives in Austin, where he is a faculty fellow at UT’s James A. Michener Center for Writers. He is also a founding member of the Texas Book Festival, and of Capital Area Statues, Inc., a non-profit organization that commissions and raises money for monumental works of sculpture celebrating the history and culture of Texas. He and his wife, Sue Ellen, have three daughters, Marjorie, Dorothy and Charlotte, and two grandchildren, Mason and Travis.
- excerpt provided by www.stephenharrigan.com
If you liked Remember Ben Clayton, try one of these:
For more information, visit:
Stephen Harrigan’s Website
Remember Ben Clayton on GoodReads
Pompeo Coppini statue in Ballinger, TX
Breath of Life Workshop at UT Arlington
Dallas Morning News review of Remember Ben Clayton
Previous Coppell Reads Selections