Jack’s Big Day

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro’s Laurens Livings, right, watches the virtual New York book launch party for her son, Jack Livings’, first novel, The Blizzard Party. With her is neighbor Sharon Specciati. The one-hour book launch was hosted by Community Bookstore in Brooklyn.  Jack Livings, below, read from and talked about his new book, which went on […]

Jack Livings’ first novel hailed as ‘brilliant’

MANHATTAN – Winnsboro native Jack Livings’ first novel, The Blizzard Party, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, will debut in bookstores on Tuesday, Feb. 23. In early reviews, Publishers Weekly hails it as “brilliant,” and Booklist describes it as a “literary feast.” Kirkus Reviews states, “Livings’ nearest model may be the doorstop-sized novels of Tom Wolfe […]