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Join us for food and drinks before the show in our outdoor garden starting at 5pm!

The night’s food truck is Vintage Dogs – featuring a spread of specialty hot dogs (including vegan ones!), sandwiches, and fries!


Graves Library is thrilled to welcome acclaimed author Richard Russo back to the Vinegar Hill stage. He will be joined by bestselling author Tom Perrotta for an evening of lively conversation.

Print: A Bookstore will be selling a variety of the authors’ works during the first hour of the event.

Book signing with authors following the event.

Tom Perrotta is the bestselling author of ten works of fiction, including Election and Little Children, both of which were made into Oscar-nominated films, and The Leftovers and Mrs. Fletcher, which were adapted into critically acclaimed HBO series. His other books include Bad HaircutThe WishbonesJoe CollegeThe Abstinence TeacherNine Inches, and his newest, Tracy Flick Can’t Win. His work has been translated into a multitude of languages. Perrotta lives outside Boston.

Richard Russo is the author of ten acclaimed novels, including Everybody’s Fool and That Old Cape Magic; two collections of stories; and the memoir Elsewhere. In 2002 he received the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls, which, like Nobody’s Fool, was adapted into a multiple-award-winning miniseries; in 2017, he received France’s Grand Prix de Littérature Américaine. His novel, Somebody’s Fool, was released in July 2023.

Graves Memorial Library thanks Vinegar Hill Music Theatre for their continued generosity in sponsoring this event.