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November 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

featuring Joanna S. Smith, Lecturer History and Assistant Director of Statewide Outreach, Carolina Public Humanities


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia’s Roanoke Valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of “beauty tangled in a rapture with violence.”


“This book of wonder is one of the most truly beautiful books of this or any season. . . . A triumph.” — Publishers Weekly

“A remarkable psalm of terror and celebration.”—Time magazine

“One of the most distinctive voices in American letters today.” — Boston Globe

“Spirited and gale-force. . .The best thing is her glee, a pied-piperish glee at being in the world, which she invokes better than anyone else.” — The Guardian


Meeting Dates: Wednesdays, November 8 and 15, 2023

Cost: $40, includes a copy of the book shipped to your home

This is a hybrid program held at Flyleaf Books. A very limited number of virtual seats are available on a first come, first served basis.

SOLD OUT IN PERSON (a very limited number of virtual tickets remain)


Register online or call us at 919.962.1544. 


Due to the nature of the reading groups, refunds are not available. 


November 15, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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