Signature Series: Author Karen Abbott
Hear from Karen Abbott, bestselling author of The Ghosts of Eden Park, at April’s Signature Series.
What: Signature Series – Author Karen Abbott
When: 7 pm Friday, April 22
Where: Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch (1000 Highland Ave.)
Author Karen Abbott will discuss her book The Ghosts of Eden Park, which is set across the river in Cincinnati in the early days of Prohibition. It follows German immigrant George Remus, aka “King of the Bootleggers,” through tales of Gatsby-esque parties, FBI investigations, affairs and murder.
Abbott’s other books include Sin in the Second City; American Rose; and Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy. She has written for prominent publications such as The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and Smithsonian Magazine, among others.
The Ghosts of Eden Park was an instant New York Times bestseller and an Amazon “Best Book of 2019.”
A book signing and a short reception will follow Abbott’s lecture. Fort Thomas’ Blue Marble Books will sell copies of the novel.