Contemporary Gothic with Samantha Hunt   Red Hook Public Library hosts author of Mr. Splitfoot



(RED HOOK, NY) – Samantha Hunt’s new coming-of-age nove, Mr. Splitfoot, has been described as “hypnotic and glowing” by New York Times reviewer Gregory Maguire. Ms. Hunt will appear for a reading, signing, and discussion of her new book at 6 p.m.Wednesday, August 31, at the Red Hook Public Library as part of its Read Local author series.


Mr. Splitfoot is a gothic that tells the tale of orphaned Ruth and her pregnant niece Cora. Told from the dual perspectives of the two leads, the novel is haunting, thrilling, and climactic.


This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Red Hook Public Library has been serving the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning since 1898. In 2013, 2014, and 2015, it was designated a five-star library by Library Journal. The library was chosen as a finalist for the Best Small Library in America award, given by Library Journal and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in 2015.

For more information, call the Red Hook Public Library, 845-758-3241. The library is located at 7444 S. Broadway in Red Hook and on the Web at



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