YONKERS, N.Y. – Riverdale resident Josh Greenfield will read from his new book, "Homeward Bound" at the Yonkers Barnes and Noble on Oct. 17.
Greenfield's latest novel continues the exploration of the human, humorous side of mental illness began in his debut, “The Obsessive Chronicles: a novel."
Central character Jordan Fineman lives in the fictional town of Warren, which is loosely based on Riverdale, and is in the process of recovery. Fineman attempts to come to terms with both his history of mental illness and his father's impending death.
Through "Homeward Bound," Greenfield aims to avoid the popular press' sensationalizing to cut through the fear associated with mental illness that prevents many from getting help.
Greenfield holds a bachelor's degree in history from Cornell University and began writing autobiographical fiction in 2005 after a brief stint as an amateur stand-up comedian.
Barnes and Noble is located at 2614 Central Park Ave.
The reading begins at 1 p.m.
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