Wednesday, August 8, 7:15 PM: Bestselling Author Andrew Lawler will read, offer a PowerPoint and talk about his new book “Secret Token: Myth, Obsession and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke” (Doubleday). Booksigning to follow.
It was America’s First English Colony. Then it was gone. Two decades before Jamestown, settlers arrived in what is now North Carolina. What happened to them is a mystery, but there are clues. Lawler’s book offers the most authoritative account to date.
Andrew Lawler is the author of the highly acclaimed “Why Did the Chicken Cross the World.” He is a contributing writer for Science, a contributing editor for Archaeology Magazine, and has written for the NY Times, The Washington Post, National Geographic, Smithsonian, and Slate (free)