The Girl You Left Behind
The Girl You Left Behind is a spellbinding love story of two women separated by a century but united in their determination to fight for what they love most. Jojo Moyes is the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl You Left Behind, Honeymoon in Paris,Me Before You, and The Last Letter from Your Lover.
Jojo Moyes’ appearance is part of the Central Library’s Grand Opening weekend, in partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festival. This event requires registration due to high demand; register onlineor call to register. A meet and greet reception begins at 6 pm with light refreshments.
Jojo Moyes was born in 1969 and grew up in London. After a varied career including stints as a minicab controller, typer of braille statements for blind people for NatWest, and brochure writer for Club 18-30 she did a degree at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, London University. In 1992 She won a bursary financed by The Independent newspaper to attend the postgraduate newspaper journalism course at City University, and apart from 1994 when she worked in Hong Kong for the Sunday Morning Post, she worked at The Independent for ten years, including stints as Assistant news editor and Arts and Media Correspondent.