Events at Shakespeare & Co.

May 30

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Catherine McKenzie with Lisa Steinke and Liz Fenton

In conjunction with Book Expo America, we're hosting Catherine McKenzie and the writing duo Lisa Steinke and Liz Fenton. Don't miss this rare appearance by three masters of the psychological thriller. McKenzie is the Canadian bestselling author of The Good Liar. She will present her ninth novel, I'll Never Tell. Steinke and Fenton are the co-authors of five novels, including Girl's Night Out and The Good Widow.

June 5

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: THE TEN LOVES OF NISHINO by Hiromi Kawakami

Join us as we celebrate the release of Kawakami's new novel, THE TEN LOVES OF ISHINO with her translator, Allison Markin Powell and her publishers, Europa Editions and Soft Skull Press.
THE TEN LOVES OF NISHINO is a "short, subtle, and funny book that quietly upends notions of the demure Japanese woman searching for a salaryman husband." -Quartz
Allison Powell will be in conversation with SOFT SKULL publisher Yuka Igarashi.
Book signing to follow

June 6

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Writing Workshop's end-of-year reading

Join the members of Judith Hannan's Writing Workshop, Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative as they celebrate the publication of their new anthology.

Come and support an amazing group of budding writers, find out about our writing workshops, and you might get to write (and read) your own little piece.

June 7

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: BODY AND SOUL by Mario Dell'Olio

Join Mario Dell'Olio, friends and family to celebrate the release of his novel, BODY AND SOUL.

June 9

2:30pm – 5:30pm

Intensive Writing Workshop

Get your creative juices flowing for two intensive writing workshops. Author and writing coach Judith Hannan will lead you through three hours of generative writing. Bring a pen, a notebook and be ready to write!
Sunday May 19, 2:30-5:30
Sunday June 9, 2:30-5:30
Fee: $150- for two sessions, $80 for one session.
Registration and info:

June 10

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Shakespeare & Co. Book Club

Featured title: The Memoirs of Two Young Wives by Honore de Balzac.
A New York Review Books book
Moderated by Morris Dickstein, who authored the introduction.
"The great thing about work this entertaining is that it's still exciting nearly two hundred years on." - Nicholas Lezard, The Guardian

June 12

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: EDNA'S GIFT by Susan Rudnick

Join poet and psychoanalyst Susan Rudnick for the launch of her memoir, Edna's Gift.
"A moving tribute to her sister, Susan Rudnick's book is a truthful examination of her relationship with her sister and her sister's mental and physical challenges. Beautiful."-Lee Virden Geurkink, Monkey and Dog Books, Fort Worth, TX
Q&A and book signing to follow

June 18

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: THE TENTH MUSE by Catherine Chung

Join Catherine Chung in conversation with Courtney Sullivan (Saints for All Occasions) for the launch of her remarkable novel, The Tenth Muse, where a gifted mathematician unlocks the mystery of her birth, steeped in the dark history of WWII, while trying to solve an elusive mathematical riddle.
Catherine Chung won an Honorable Mention for the PEN/Hemingway Award with her first novel, Forgotten Country.
Q&A and book signing to follow

June 19

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: HER DAUGHTER'S MOTHER by Daniela Petrova

Daniela Petrova will be in conversation with CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota to talk about her debut novel, a story of obsession(s) and an exploration into the emotional and ethical complexities of advanced fertility treatments and the quest for motherhood.
Daniela Petrova is a recipient of an Artist Fellowship in Writing from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and a scholarship for the Tin House Summer Workshop.
Q&A and book signing to follow

June 20

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Nicholas Mancusi

Join Nick Mancusi for the Manhattan launch of his debut novel, A Philosophy of Ruin, a darkly compelling character study and a profound literary meditation on the forces that shape our destiny.
"Funny, wise, mature beyond its years, A Philosophy of Ruin is a fable of late capitalism, a cautionary tale about aging parents, and an unforgettable debut. Mancusi is a writer to watch."
-Alexander Chee, author of How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

June 25

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Adam Waytz

Join Adam Waytz, in conversation with Emily Witt (staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of Future Sex) for the Manhattan launch of his book, The Power of Human: How Our Shared Humanity Can Help Us Create a Better World.
Adam Waytz is an award-winning social psychologist and associate professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere.

June 26

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Divya Sood

Join author Divya Sood for the launch of her third novel, Find Someone to Love.
Divya Sood is the author of two novels: Nights Like This and Maya. She is the recipient of the NJ Chapter of Arts and Letters First Prize for Fiction, the Edna N. Herzberg First Prize for Fiction, and the Edith Hamilton First Prize for Fiction. She has an MA in English from NYU and teaches at Gotham Writers Workshop and Southern New Hampshire University.
Q&A and book signing to follow

June 27

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Joni Marie Iraci

Join Joni Marie Iraci for the launch of her first novel, Reinventing Jenna Rose, a multi-generational family saga and legal thriller in the voice of a young woman on a courageous solo journey. A sad, funny, quirky novel, infused with humor and literary references.
A registered nurse, Joni Marie Iraci earned a BA in Writing and Literature from Sarah Lawrence in her fifties and an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University at age 66.
Q&A and book signing to follow