Events at Shakespeare & Co.

May 28

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Author Talk: Past Tense, Present Lives with Sally Koslow & Jennifer Cody Epstein

Join us for a discussion with historical fiction authors Sally Koslow, who wrote Another Side of Paradise and Jennifer Cody Epstein, who wrote the new release Wunderland. Both authors have written in similar time frames - the 1940s - and will discuss the challenges and opportunities in writing historical fiction in our digital age.

June 3

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Book Launch at The Arthouse Hotel: Deep Water Blues

Shakespeare & Co. and our partner, The Arthouse Hotel, are thrilled to host the launch of Fred Waitzkin's newest novella, Deep Water Blues! Fred is the author of Searching for Bobby Fischer, among half a dozen other books. The launch will be held at our partner, The Arthouse Hotel, located at 2178 Broadway at West 77th Street on the Upper West Side.

June 4

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Authors' Talk with Lisa Barr and Amy Poeppel

Shakespeare & Co. is thrilled to welcome Amy Poeppel, author of new in paperback Limelight, and Lisa Barr, author of the new release The Unbreakables, for an authors' talk. Both novels explore the lives of women whose lives are turned upside down by dramatic life events.

June 5

7:30pm – 8:30pm

June Book Club: All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

Join us for our June Book Club as we discuss All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood. Described as "a beautiful and provocative love story between two unlikely people and the hard-won relationship that elevates them above the Midwestern backdrop of their lives," this is sure to be a fascinating discussion. Join us and receive 10% off a glass of wine AND the next month's Book Club selection, too!

June 6

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Author Talk: The Reversible Mask with Loretta Goldberg

Join us for an evening with Loretta Goldberg, author of The Reversible Mask: An Elizabethan Spy Novel. The event will include a performance from actor Doug Shapiro as well as two prize giveaways! It's an event you won't want to miss.

June 11

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Appearances by Sondra Helene

Join us in celebration of Sondra Helene's debut novel, Appearences! In it, Samantha, the fashionable wife of a successful Boston businessman, loves both her husband and her sister, yet the two can barely exist in the same room. When her sister is diagnosed with cancer in her early forties, Samantha's life is tipped into crisis - and she discovers strengths and skills she never knew she had.

June 13

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Author Talk: We Never Told by Diana Altman

Set in an era when unwed mothers were shamed and pressured into giving their newborns away, We Never Told is a slice of America when the Hollywood lifestyle was at its height. That era still haunts us today, because those babies did not disappear; they grew up and went searching. Sonya is determined to unearth her glamorous mother's secret, but when she finally does, she discovers something much worse than those around her ever could have imagined.

June 13

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Author Talk: We Never Told with Diana Altman

Join us for an author talk with Diana Altman as she launches her debut novel, We Never Told. Set in an era when unwed mothers were shamed and pressured into giving their newborns away, We Never Told is a slice of America when the Hollywood lifestyle was at its height. That era still haunts us today, because those babies did not disappear; they grew up and went searching.

June 15

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: American Gargoyles by Neil Cohen

Join us as we celebrate the launch of Neil Cohen's children's book American Gargoyles!

June 18

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Author Talk: Run Like a Girl 365 Days a Year with Mina Samuels

Join us for an evening with Mina Samuels, author of Run Like a Girl 365 Days a Year: A Practical, Personal, Inspirational Guide for Women Athletes. Think of Mina as your aspirational running buddy - in her guide, she cheers you on, whether you're training for a race, finishing a degree, managing a career, raising a family, or rolling with life's constant challenges.

June 20

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Author Talk: Intermission with Mindie Barnett

Join us for an evening with Mindie Barnett, author of Intermission: How Fervor, Friendships, and Faith Took Me to the Second Act. In her book, Mindie aims to teach others how to pull themselves out of emotional paralysis and give them the courage to start over. Whether you're a business women, stay-at-home moms, or a student - if you're looking to make a life change or jump-start your career, this is an event you don't want to miss!

July 10

7:30pm – 8:30pm

Book Club: The Overstory by Richard Powers

Join us for a discussion of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Overstory by Richard Powers! Receive 10% off a glass of wine AND the next month's book club selection!