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Author Visit: Michael Perry

  • Barnes & Noble UConn 1 Royce Circle Storrs, CT, 06268 United States (map)

Reading and Book Signing: Michael Perry

Whether grabbing and electrified fence, fighting fires, failing to fix a truck, or feeding chickens, Michael Perry draws on each experience to explore subjects as diverse as faith, race, sex, aromatherapy, and Prince. He also champions academics and aestethics in a book that ultimately emerges as a sincere, unflinching look at the vital need to be a better person and citizen.

Michael Perry is a humorist, radio host, songwriter, and New York Times bestselling author of several nonfiction books including "Visiting Tom" and "Population: 485" as well as a novel, "The Jesus Cow." Perry lives in northern Wisconsin with his family. You can learn more at his

"Montaigne in Barn Boots":
"Perry's poignant, balanced, achingly funny prose is more than an ode to or critique of Michel De Montaigne. Instead Perry uses the original essays to better understand his own life and bring a bit more humanity to an increasingly divisive world" - Los Angeles Review of Books

Earlier Event: February 20
Board Game Night
Later Event: February 21
Steel Pan Ensemble