Journalist, author and Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg will promote his book “Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story” at 7 p.m. Friday at the Main Library.

Bragg, a native of Alabama, had a celebrated career at The New York Times and has penned many books. Their topics range from the story of Iraq war POW Jessica Lynch to Bragg’s own personal memoir.

Bragg released his book about Lewis near the end of 2014.

The story walks through Lewis’ early days growing up in Ferriday, Louisiana to the height of Lewis’ fame and the controversy in his personal life. The book has received favorable reviews from critics and readers alike.

The library will host a reception at 6:30 p.m. Friday before Bragg begins his book discussion at 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.