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(Sa) June 8 | 7 p.m. | Sanger Branch
Juliet Grames spent the last decade at Soho Press, where she is associate publisher and curator of the Soho Crime imprint. Her first novel, The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna, is a richly told debut about family transgressions as ancient and twisted as the olive branch that could heal them.Free: RSVP Requested
(Th) July 18 | 7 p.m. | Bowsher High School
Daniel Silva is the award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Unlikely Spy, The Mark of the Assassin, The Marching Season, The Kill Artist, The English Assassin, The Confessor, A Death in Vienna, Prince of Fire, The Messenger, The Secret Servant, Moscow Rules, The Defector, The Rembrandt Affair, Portrait of a Spy, The Fallen Angel, The English Girl, The Heist, and The English Spy. His books are published in more than 30 countries and are bestsellers throughout the world. In addition to his work as a novelist, he serves on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. His latest novel, The New Girl (July 16, 2019), is a stunning new thriller of vengeance, deception and betrayal.Tickets: $25 (includes book)
(Sa) Aug. 10 | 7 p.m. | Sylvania Branch
Elizabeth Berg is the best-selling author of more than 30 books, including novels, 2 short story collections, a manual on writing and a stage adaptation of one of her works. Her books have been translated into 37 languages and three were made into television movies. Open House was an Oprah Winfrey Book Club selection. She received the New England Booksellers Association award for her body of work, The American Library Association’s Book of the Year, and was nominated for an ABBY, an award for bookseller’s favorite books. Her latest book, Night of Miracles, is a known as the feel-good book of 2018 and a follow up to her New York Times bestseller, The Story of Arthur Truluv.
This program is free for Literati members.Tickets: $5 (free for Literati members)
Explore more than 20 years of bringing noted authors to the local area. Authors! has featured some of the world's most prolific writers, journalists and activists including Gloria Steinem, David McCullough, Anna Quindlen, Isabel Allende, Neil Gaiman, Sebastian Junger, Nicholas Sparks, Bob Woodward, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Ray Bradbury, John Updike, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., P.J. O'Rourke, Sherman Alexie, Zadie Smith, Henry Winkler, Sue Grafton, Cokie Roberts, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sandra Cisneros, Jacques Pepin and many more!