Motherhood by the Book is led by Claire, VB staffer, mother of a 7-year-old, and stepmother of an adolescent.
Authors do not usually attend.
Sunday, June 12, 2:00pmA young woman who has left the South returns to New Orleans several years later when her father is dying. After his death, she and her young stepmother go back to the small Mississippi town where she grew up. Alone in the old house, Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past and herself.
Sunday, July 10, 2:00pmMarmee & Louisa paints an exquisitely moving and utterly convincing portrait of Louisa May Alcott and her mother, the real "Marmee."
Sunday, August 14, 2:00pmA dark, fantastical, multi-generational tale about a family whose patriarch is consumed by the hunt for the mythical, elusive sasquatch he encountered in his youth.