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In Conversation With - Maggie Schein and Jonathan Hannah

  • M. Judson Booksellers 130 S. Main St. Greenville, SC 29601 USA (map)

Join us for an interesting twist on our In Conversation With Series! Author Maggie Schein of Beaufort, SC and her husband, illustrator Jonathan Hannah will be in-store for a couple's ICW. Schein and Hannah will discuss the making of their book "Lost Cantos of the Ourobouros Caves". 

A collection of fables in the literary tradition of Italo Calvino (if he were a Taoist seeker), Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves brings together medicine men, monks, immortals, witches, seekers, souls in various stages of their cycles in and out of lived-life, and the occasional talking animal, all searching for the meaning of it all and each other. 

Here, the well, the prairie, the mountains (the Ouroboros mountains, of course), the pond over which a swan swims continuously as she keeps vigil for the newly dead, each fable is a meditation on love, death, growth, pain, identity, self, spirit, and the natural world, as seen from the perspectives of the primal, the celestial, or the spiritual. 

Fragile and beautifully strong, the Lost Cantos are tales and mythology for anyone seeking stories for a larger life.

Earlier Event: January 20
M. Judson Book Club - Southern Literature
Later Event: January 21
M. Judson Book Club - Cookbooks