Roxbury Library welcomes author Edward Rutherford on June 10


ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury welcomes best-selling author Edward Rutherfurd at 5:30 p.m. on June 10, on the library lawn or in the Community Studio in case of rain. The event will be followed by a reception.

There is no cost for this program, but registration is required. RSVP online at

According to the library: Rutherfurd is the New York Times best-selling novelist of several epic novels, such as Sarum, a ten-thousand-year-long historical novel set in the area around the ancient monument of Stonehenge and Salisbury; Russka, a novel about Russia; London; Paris; The Forest, located in the New Forest in England, near Salisbury; New York, and China, published in 2021. His books have been translated into 20 languages.

Rutherfurd was born in Salisbury, England. Educated locally and at the universities of Cambridge and Stanford CA, he has worked in policy research, bookstore and publishing. After many attempts at writing books and plays, he finally gave up his career in the book trade in 1983 and returned to his childhood home to write SARUM.

For the past 30 years, he has divided his time between Europe and New York. He has lived in the East and West Ends of the city as well as in Westchester, NY and Connecticut.

Call the library at 860-350-2181 or visit the website at for more information and directions. The library is handicapped accessible.


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