Ann Liston leads final TALK discussion


Ann E. Liston of Fort Hays State University will lead a discussion of Epitaph for a Peach by David Mas Masumoto at 2 PM on Sunday, October 31, sponsored by the Ashland Library, 604 Main St.
To help enjoy the “flavor” of this book, bring a peach dessert to share as we sample three of life’s greatest pleasures—eat, talk and read!

This final book in a four-part “Food for Thought” series is a delightful narrative on the author’s life as a Japanese American peach and grape farmer in California. Relationships, weather, the market, frustrations, and joys are all presented by Masumoto with poetic flair and a sense of humor.

The Talk About Literature in Kansas (TALK) book discussion series is provided by the Kansas Humanities Council (KHC), a nonprofit cultural organization with over 35 years of experience promoting understanding of the history and ideas that shape our lives and build community. For more information, visit

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Book Signing Held at the Ashland Library

 Theresa Peters Casper and Kayla Tonne

book-signing.JPGTheresa Peters Casper, author of  The Soldier Was A Boy and Kayla Tonne, Illustrator, personally autographed copies at a special book signing party at the Ashland Library.  Ms. Casper, Special Education Teacher at the Ashland Schools, lives in Oklahoma and is well known in the Clark County community.    Kayla Tonne, Senior at the Ashland High School, has received many awards for her art.    Books are available for purchase locally. 

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