Third Tuesday Author: Ellen Notbohm

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join local author Ellen Notbohm as she reads from her award-winning debut novel The River by Starlight, on Tuesday, September 18 at 7pm. Set in the waning years of the Montana frontier era, The River by Starlight weaves a sweeping century-old tale of passionate love, unimaginable loss, resilience, and redemption embodied in one woman’s tenacious quest for self-determination in the face of devastating misfortune and social injustice. Based on a true story, its themes of women’s health, gender inequity, climate disaster and economic boom-and-bust remain powerfully relevant today.

An internationally renowned author, Ellen’s work has informed, inspired, and delighted millions in more than twenty languages. Find her online at

Powell’s City of Books Staff Pick: “Really well done … don’t miss this.”

The Oregonian: “Mesmerizing debut novel features a woman fighting to keep her head above heartache in a world questioning her worthiness.”

The Eugene-Register Guard: “As rich in theme and detail as the Montana sky is in stars. . . impressive.”