Meet two Helena authors for a book signing!
Tom Harpole’s collection of 17 essays, “Regarding Willingness,” is in its 10th printing. In 2020 it was selected by the MT Librarians Association as one of four, “Honor,” books. “In 14 of the pieces, I was doing stuff that could have killed me,” Harpole confides. “All the various activities I’ve attempted make for interesting conflicts.” He wrote most of the essays while working around the world on assignment for various national magazines.
Scott Hibbard’s historical novel, “Beyond the Rio Gila,” places the reader in the longest march in U.S. infantry history, which included four laundresses, two of whom were pregnant. Hibbard said, “I knew nothing of this history but fell into it while researching another story. I was enthralled and felt compelled to relay this rich historical episode to a wider audience.” The Pacific Book Review stated the book “brings the activities and events that unfolded in this not-so-widely-known time in history to life… As an enthusiastic history buff, I was captivated…”