Author Gene Scott on May 16

At 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16 author Gene (Michael ) Scott will discuss his novel Jellybeaners and the current growth of the opioid epidemic in the country. Jellybeaners is a contemporary novel set in the heart of Appalachia, revealing the money ties, political corruption, wasted lives, and overall cash-churning nature of the prescription pill culture from perspectives spanning both sides of the law. There will be an opportunity to purchase his book at the end of the program.