Author John Wood in Conversation

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 7 p.m.

Creating Room to Read Book CoverIn partnership with Politics & Prose bookstore, DC Public Library will host author and entrepreneur, John Wood, who will discuss his new book, Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Global Battle of Literacy. The book tells the inspirational story of the former Microsoft executive’s quest to build libraries around the world and share the love of books. Robert Blake, Assistant Secretary, South and Central Asian Affairs at the Department of State, will join Mr. Wood for a stimulating conversation.