Books in Common is excited to welcome critically acclaimed writer Larry Watson to share his newest book The Lives of Edie Pritchard - a multigenerational story of the West told through the history of one woman trying to navigate life on her own terms. Triumphant, engaging, and perceptive, Watson’s new novel examines a woman both aware of her physical power and constrained by it, and how perceptions of someone in a small town can shape her life through the decades.
Larry Watson: Raised in Bismarck, North Dakota, Larry Watson is the author of ten critically acclaimed books, including the bestselling Montana 1948. His fiction has been published internationally and has received numerous prizes and awards. His essays and book reviews have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and other periodicals. He and his wife live in Kenosha, Wisconsin.