One Read author speaks to Columbians

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 | 11:16 p.m. CDT; updated 2:06 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Sara Gruen didn’t plan to write a book about the circus. In fact, before researching her novel “Water for Elephants,” she didn’t even remember ever going to one.