Metro Transit Hosts Author of "Riding the Bus with my Sister" for Talk and Book Signing
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 2:18pm
Thursday, October 6; Starts at 5:00 PM at Madison Library
About the Book:
Rachel Simon's sister Beth is a spirited, independent woman who has an intellectual disability and who has forged a unique alliance with her community through her travels on the local buses. Her bestselling memoir, Riding The Bus With My Sister, chronicles the year she spent riding the buses with Beth, as well as their lives together from birth to middle age. Riding The Bus With My Sister has been adapted into a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie starring Rosie O'Donnell and Andie McDowell.
About the Author:
Rachel Simon is the award-winning author of six books and a nationally-recognized public speaker on issues related to diversity and disability. Her titles include the bestsellers The Story of Beautiful Girl and Riding The Bus With My Sister. Both books are frequent selections of book clubs and school reading programs around the country. Rachel's work has been adapted for theater, NPR, the Lifetime Channel, and Hallmark Hall of Fame, whose adaptation of Riding The Bus With My Sister starred Rosie O' Donnell and Andie McDowell, and was directed by Anjelica Huston.
Thursday, October 6
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Madison Public Library
201 W. Mifflin St. - Room 301
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Meet and greet with the author.
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Presentation by Rachel Simon.
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Reception - Book signing and meet and greet.
For more information on Rachel Simon and links to her books, visit rachelsimon.com.