For the third consecutive year, the Rhode Island Center for the Book is participating in the Route One Reads initiative, a program under the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. The theme for 2017 is memoirs and biographies, and the book selected to represent Rhode Island is American Jezebel by Eve LaPlante. The diverse reading list was created by Route One Reads highlights each individual State Center for the Book while celebrating leading historical and literary lights along the East Coast as a whole, across 15 states and DC.
The full list of featured books is available with a map of participating states at Route1Reads.org.
The Rhode Island Center for the Book is a program of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities.