Adams Library Hosts Local Author01:45PM / Wednesday, May 12, 2010
ADAMS, Mass. — The Adams Free Library will host author Roland Merullo on Tuesday, May 25, at 6 p.m.
The program is free and open to the public. Books by the author are available for loan at the library.
Merullo was born and raised in Revere and graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and Brown University. He has been a Peace Corps volunteer in Micronesia, worked for the U.S. government in the former Soviet Union, driven a cab in Boston, worked as a carpenter for seven years, and taught for 10 years at Bennington (Vt.) and Amherst colleges as well as the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and Berkshire Community College.
Merullo has written nine novels and three nonfiction books, including "Breakfast with Buddha," "A Russian Requiem," "In Revere in Those Days," "Fidel's Last Days" and "The Italian Summer."
His books have been translated into Spanish, German, Korean and Portuguese. He has been writer-in-residence at North Shore Community College and Miami Dade colleges, and spoken at many other colleges and universities. He lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife, Amanda, and his two daughters, Alexandra and Juliana.
For information, contact the library at 413-743-8345.