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05.18.2017 12:20 PM (39 Days Ago) 0 comments Categories: Memoir  Tags: non-fiction 
Join us for a very special luncheon with author Malachy McCourt to discuss his recent book, Death Need Not be Fatal on Tuesday, JUNE 20th at 12:30 p.m. at the Friars' Club, NYC From Amazon site (http...
11.16.2016 07:15 PM (221 Days Ago) 0 comments Categories: Non-Fiction  Tags: non-fiction 
JOIN US FOR A VERY SPECIAL BOOK CLUB LUNCHEON -- ON DECEMBER 13TH AT THE FRIAR'S CLUB -- TO DISCUSS "THE RED BANDANNA" WITH AUTHOR TOM RINALDI. A New York Times bestsellerWhat would you do in the las...
09.22.2016 09:41 AM (277 Days Ago) 0 comments Categories: Memoir  Tags: memoir non-fiction 
In 1974, at the age of seventeen, author Glenn Berger served as “Schlepper” and apprentice to the legendary recording engineer Phil Ramone at New York City’s A&R Studios, and was witness to music ...
07.01.2016 06:52 AM (360 Days Ago) 1 comments Categories: Fiction  Tags: fiction short stories 
Lauren Acampora will be joining us in person at the Friars's Club to discuss THE WONDER GARDEN on September 21st!   From the author's website (www.laurenacampora.com):   "In her stunning debut The Won...
04.05.2016 11:16 AM (447 Days Ago) 5 comments Categories: Crime Fiction  Tags: crime fiction 
JOIN US on MAY 18th for a special discussion with author M.O. Walsh. From the author's website (www.mowalsh.com): "My Sunshine Away unfolds in a Baton Rouge neighborhood best known for cookouts on ...
10.22.2015 09:31 AM (613 Days Ago) 54 comments Categories: Memoir  Tags: biography memoir 
Join us on November 18th at 1:00 p.m. to chat with Dawn Lerman, author of the New York Times Well Blog series, My Fat Dad. In My Fat Dad, Dawn reflects on her colorful family and culinary-centric upbr...
09.01.2015 01:09 PM (664 Days Ago) 50 comments Categories: Fiction  Tags: art mystery 
Discussion: Wednesday, October 14th at 8:00p.m.   From the author's website: In the early morning hours of March 18, 1990, two men dressed as police officers bound and gagged two guards at the Isabel...
04.06.2015 09:33 AM (812 Days Ago) 67 comments Categories: Non-Fiction  Tags: non-fiction education 
DISCUSSION: APRIL 30TH AT 8:00 P.M. From Frank Bruni's Website -- http://www.frankbrunibooks.com/ "Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionall...
01.11.2015 08:28 AM (897 Days Ago) 62 comments Categories: Politics Non-Fiction  Tags: non-fiction public policy politics 
Discussion date/time: Wednesday, February 11th at 1:00 p.m. EST. Corey Bearak is an expert in understanding how New York City's government works. The articles in this compilation first appeared as a ...
08.26.2014 01:56 PM (1034 Days Ago) 44 comments Categories: Fiction  Tags: fiction 
Still Life with Bread Crumbs is a deeply moving and often very funny story of unexpected love, and a stunningly crafted journey into the life of a woman, her heart, her mind, her days, as she discover...
08.19.2014 07:50 AM (1042 Days Ago) 39 comments Categories: Fiction  Tags: fiction family 
LUCKY US, by Amy Bloom   “My father’s wife died. My mother said we should drive down to his place and see what might be in it for us.”   So begins the story of teenage half sisters Eva and Iris in thi...
03.05.2014 03:52 PM (1208 Days Ago) 60 comments Categories: Fiction  Tags: short stories war u.s. marine 
Author Phil Klay will join us on April 30, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. to discuss his book of short stories, "REDEPLOYMENT" Here's an excerpt from my personal blogpost - regarding REDEPLOYMENT:   "Just this mo...
04.26.2013 04:58 PM (1521 Days Ago) 17 comments Categories: Fiction  Tags: euthanasia love 
DISCUSSION WITH AUTHOR, JOJO MOYES: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19TH AT 1:00 P.M.   A young working class girl becomes a caretaker for a wealthy, somewhat abrupt quadriplegic man.  Their story is equal parts love...
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