Reading Between the Wines
William & Mary School of Business
Friday, October 12th
Join Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train, at this year’s Reading Between the Wines fundraiser. Enjoy scrumptious food, delicious wine, exciting live and silent auctions, and an entertaining presentation by Ms. Kline!
Christina Baker Kline is the author of the instant New York Times bestseller A Piece of the World (2017), about the relationship between the artist Andrew Wyeth and the subject of his best-known painting, “Christina’s World.” Kline has written six other novels - Orphan Train, Orphan Train Girl, The Way Life Should Be, Bird in Hand, Desire Lines and Sweet Water - and written or edited five works of nonfiction. Her 2013 novel Orphan Train spent more than two years on the New York Times bestseller list, including five weeks at #1, and was published in 40 countries. More than 100 communities and schools have chosen it as a "One Book, One Read" selection. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, LitHub, and Psychology Today, among other places. She lives near New York City and on the east coast of Maine.
All proceeds directly benefit Literacy for Life, a Williamsburg-based non-profit organization committed to engaging and empowering adults in our community through individualized education
Each year, with the help of more than 350 community volunteers, Literacy for Life helps over 900 adult learners set and reach their literacy goals, such as getting a driver’s license, helping a child with his homework, obtaining U.S. citizenship, earning industry-specific credentials, honing their job search skills, or preparing for the Virginia Placement Test in order to attend Thomas Nelson Community College. We encourage you to learn more about Literacy for Life at literacyforlife.org.