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Kathy Reichs, inspiration for TV show ‘Bones,’ speaks at UNCG April 8

Photo of Kathy ReichsKathy Reichs — best-selling crime writer and inspiration for the Fox TV series “Bones” — will be the guest speaker at the Friends of the UNCG Libraries Annual Dinner Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

Like her protagonist Temperance Brennan, Reichs is a forensic anthropologist — one of only about a hundred ever certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. A professor in the department of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, she is the former vice president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and serves on the National Police Services Advisory Council in Canada.

The evening begins with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by a seated dinner in Cone Ballroom, Elliott University Center, and a short business meeting. The presentation begins at 7:45 p.m. and will be followed by a book signing. Copies of Reichs’ books will be for sale in the UNCG Bookstore both prior to the event and during the evening.

Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Sponsored table of eight: $600 (includes recognition on signage and in program if received by March 15)
  • Members of the Friends of the UNCG Libraries: $60
  • Non-members: $70
  • Program only (no dinner, admitted at 7:40 pm) $22

Dinner reservations must be received by April 1. Presentation-only tickets are available while they last.

For details, contact Barry Miller at bkmille4@uncg.edu or 256-0112.

Tickets are available from Triad Stage by calling 336-272-0160 or by visiting online.