Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Butler Center Books publishes memoir by Little Rock Nine member Terrence Roberts

The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies invites you to a discussion and book signing with Terrence Roberts for his new memoir, Lessons from Little Rock.

This intimate and powerful account of the integration of Little Rock Central High School relates the inner struggles of one of the nine students who subjected themselves to the wrath of a mob in their quest for an equal education.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 6:30 p.m.
Darragh Center, Main Library

A reception will follow the discussion, and the book will be available for purchase.

Lessons from Little Rock is available from local and national book sellers, including River Market Books & Gifts, and through the University of Arkansas Press, the distributer for Butler Center Books. Visit and follow the publications link for more information.

This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited and reservations are recommended. RSVP to Kathryn Heller by September 14 at 501-320-5717 or


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