Meet author Thrity Umrigar at The Learned Owl Book Shop for an intimate chat June 27 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Umrigar will discuss and sign her latest work, "The Secrets Between Us."

Umrigar is the best-selling author of the novels "Bombay Time," "If Today Be Sweet," "The Weight of Heaven," "The World We Found," and "The Story Hour." Her books have been translated into several languages and published in more than 15 countries. She is the Armington Professor of English at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. After earning a M.A. in journalism, Umrigar worked for several years as an award-winning reporter, columnist and magazine writer. She also earned a Ph.D. in English. In 1999, she won a one-year Nieman Fellowship to Harvard University which is given to mid-career journalists.

For more information, contact the Learned Owl Book Shop at 330-653-2252.