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Author Visit: Such Kindness

Andre Dubus III returns to the Library to discuss his latest book, Such Kindness. In this novel, he infuses a painful moral journey with compassion, interwoven with a touch of dark absurdity, crafting a narrative that is both absorbing and profound.


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Andre Dubus III was raised in the mill towns situated along the Merrimack River, along the border of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He has authored eight books, including bestsellers House of Sand and Fog, The Garden of Last Days, and the memoir Townie. His latest novel, Gone So Long, has earned a place on numerous “Best Books” lists, including The Boston Globe’s “Twenty Best Books of 2018.” Recently, he has released the novel Such Kindness and a collection of personal essays titled Ghost Dogs. Dubus has been recognized as a finalist for the National Book Award and has received prestigious accolades, such as the Guggenheim Fellowship, The National Magazine Award for Fiction, two Pushcart Prizes, and an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. His books are published in over twenty-five languages, and he teaches full-time at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Copies of Such Kindness will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Breakwater Books. You can pre-order your copy for the event! Just order below, choose In-Store Pickup, pay in full with your credit card, and leave us a note in the comment section that you will be picking it up the event.

Date: 11/29/2023
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Guilford Free Library
67 Park Street
Guilford, CT 06437
United States