Reflections on The Bright Hour:
A Conversation with John Duberstein
Join us as we launch a Community Read of The Bright Hour, the 2017 bestselling memoir by local writer, Nina Riggs. John Duberstein, widower of the author, will share his candid reflections on the book, as well as his experiences with love, loss and renewal.
Tuesday, August 28
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Greensboro Public Library Central Branch | 219 N. Church St
About The Bright Hour
Riggs’ memoir takes place largely in Greensboro, NC during her final years as she faced breast cancer. It was published posthumously in 2017 to critical acclaim and commercial success. She was just 37 years old when initially diagnosed with “one small spot.” Within a year, the mother of two sons—ages seven and nine—and married 16 years, received the devastating news that her cancer was terminal.
Community Read of The Bright Hour
Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG) has partnered with the Greensboro Public Library in hosting book discussions on The Bright Hour. Your book club, faith community, long-term care community or other group is invited to reserve a free book set of The Bright Hour, and Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG) can provide a speaker for your book discussion group.
To reserve a book set, contact Beth Sheffield at:
336.373.3617 or [email protected]
For more information about this event or the book club discussions, please contact Tammy Chaput at:
336.621.5565 or [email protected].