SAM BARRY will read and discuss
How to Play the Harmonica and Other Life Lessons
Tuesday, September 15 at 7 PM
As a former minister, reporter, activist, bohemian, writer and artist, Sam Barry knows a great many things about life - and playing the harmonica. He believes that playing the harmonica can make one more playful, and his book is full of ideas for how to liven up one's life.
"We should all stop and smell the roses, but as Sam Barry notes in this cheery and inspiring little book, stopping to make a little music is just as rewarding and much more fun - and you can do it indoors! A wonderful read."
– Mitch Albom, author of For One More Day
WNBA Writers PATRICIA VOLONAKIS DAVIS and MICHAEL NEFF
will read from their latest works
Thursday, September 24th at 7 PM
The Women's National Book Association (WNBA) is a nonprofit organization that promotes reading and supports the role of women in the community of books.
After two decades of marriage to a gorgeous
Greek man, Italian-American author Davis agrees to move to Greece, where her husband insists he will be happy. The result is her funny and often self-deprecating memoir, Harlot's Sauce: A Memoir of Food, Family, Love,
Loss, and Greece. With vivid descriptions of life in modern-day Greece, Davis's book is both a tasty treat and an exhilarating sail on the Hellenic seas through xenophobia, dysfunctional family units, religious ravings, obsessive
protocols, political disorder, European football, and fabulous
Neff will read from Year of the Rhinoceros, his compelling debut novel that explores what went wrong in this country a couple of decades ago, and keeps going wrong even now. Under the presidency of Ronald Reagan, the struggle for America's soul has begun - a trial of conscience and idealism versus idolatry and political dictatorship. Democracy is fading, and two employees in a solitary small agency created by Congress, the Office of Whistleblower Counsel, are determined to save it.
"Neff is a raucous new voice in American Literature."
– Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize winning author
Mind-Body Health Writing Workshop
with Dr. Abby Caplin
Begins Sunday, October 4th at 7 PM
Back by popular demand! Discover how therapeutic writing can help you feel accepted and confident. Dr. Abby Caplin will guide you through a process of reflection, writing and optional sharing. Absolutely no writing experience is necessary! Just come with an open mind and notebook. Sign up early since space is limited! Visit our website for more details.
Upcoming October Events:
- DEBORAH TANNEN will discuss
You Were Always Mom's Favorite!
Thursday, October 8 at 7 PM
- Don't Miss an Evening with
Friday, October 9 at 7 PM
- DOM SAGOLLA will discuss
Tuesday, October 20 at 7 PM
- DIANE FRANKENSTEIN will discuss
Thursday, October 22 at 7 PM
- JOHN GROGAN will read from
The Longest Trip Home
Tuesday, October 27 at 7 PM
- WNBA WRITERS will read from
their latest works
Thursday, October 29 at 7 PM
Forward this email to a friend