This event was held on October 13, 2005 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Elizabeth Kostova's debut novel, "The Historian," has captured the top of several nationwide bestseller lists, including the local list for Ann Arbor. Its literary approach to horror and the Dracula legend has proved fascinating for the public. Join us as Elizabeth leads a discussion of this fascinating book.
The story opens in 1972 Amsterdam when a teenage girl discovers a medieval book and a cache of yellowed letters in the library of her diplomat father. This find involves her in the legend of Dracula and horrors that she could not have forseen. Fascinating historical information combines with suspense to produce a truly satisfying horror novel.
Elizabeth Kostova graduated from Yale and holds an MFA from the University of Michigan, where she won the Hopwood Award for the Novel-in-Progress.