DECATUR, Ga. -- Popular author Laurie Halse Anderson will hold a talk and book signing at the Decatur Library this month.
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Anderson is best known for her novel Speak, which was made into a 2004 movie with Twilight star Kristen Stewart. She also wrote Wintergirls, which tells the story of a high school student suffering from anorexia.
Her latest novel, The Impossible Knife of Memory, is about a teenager named Hayley and her relationship with her father Andy, an Iraq War veteran suffering from PTSD.
Anderson will be at the library on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. Her visit is sponsored by Little Shop of Stories and the Georgia Center for the Book.
The Decatur Library is located at 215 Sycamore Street.