“A deliciously dark, elegant, utterly compulsive read with a twist that blew my mind.”

—Lucy Foley, author of The Guest List

Alex Michaelides • Mon, Oct 18, 2021

Alex Michaelides

Alex Michaelides was born and raised in Cyprus. He has an M.A. in English Literature from Trinity College, Cambridge University, and an M.A. in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. The Silent Patient was his first novel. It spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller list and sold in a record-breaking fifty countries. He lives in London.

Guest Host | Beth Milligan

Beth Milligan is a journalist and head writer for the Traverse City Ticker, an online daily news outlet in Traverse City. She recently served as marketing chair on the board of directors for LGBTQ+ advocacy group Up North Pride and has worked in marketing and PR roles for numerous community organizations including the Traverse City Film Festival, Traverse Connect, Traverse City Winter Comedy Arts Festival, Traverse City National Writers Series, and Porterhouse Productions. Beth currently co-hosts a podcast called Breaking the Surface that is part of the Boardman Review Podcast Collective and is dedicated to thoughtful deep-dive discussions on politics, pop culture, philosophy, and current events.



Local Bookstores

Bay Books – Suttons Bay

Brilliant Books – Traverse City

Cottage Book Shop – Glen Arbor

Horizon Books – Traverse City

McLean & Eakin – Petoskey

Saturn Booksellers – Gaylord

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