Alexandra Styron, the daughter of William Styron, will be featured at the next Speakeasy series held at State Road Restaurant in West Tisbury on Wednesday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m.
Ms. Styron’s recent book is Reading My Father, a memoir about growing up with the legendary author of Sophie’s Choice, The Confessions of Nat Turner and Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness.
The New York Times called Ms. Styron’s book, “Ardent, sophisticated and entirely winning.”
Ms. Styron navigated the difficult task of being frank about her relationship with her father, while remaining compassionate and graceful toward her subject. William Styron was known for his turbulent moods, battling depression for most of his adult life,
Hors d’oeuvres and light refreshments will be served. The price per ticket is $75 per person.
The Speakeasy Series will continue on Wednesday, June 20, with novelist Richard North Patterson.
For more information, or to make reservations, call Carol Brush at 508-693-3489.