Events at Shakespeare & Co.

March 26

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative with Judith Hannan
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal memories. Writing exercises, prompts and workshopping with positive feedback. All genres welcome. All levels from beginners to middle advanced.
The result will be an anthology printed on Shakespeare & Co.'s Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is a memoirist, essayist and writing teacher.
Fee: $50/session, $375 for 8 sessions.

March 28

6:30pm – 8:00pm

South-Asian Voices: a panel of 4 authors

A conversation with feminist romance writer Falguni Kothari, YA novelist Nisha Sharma, award-winning fiction writer Sonali Dev and mystery writer Radha Vatsal about tradition and modernity and how to grapple with complex questions about love, parenthood, and friendship (and Bollywood!) in changing times.
Q&A and book signing to follow.

April 1

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Author's Talk: Mikhail Iossel

Join us for a seriously biting conversation on Trump and Putin, American politics and Russian totalitarianism with Mikhail Iossel and Amy Knight, American foremost scholar of the KGB.
From a youth spent in the USSR to a life remade in the USA, Iossel shares the brunt of this experience on Facebook, where thousands follow his blistering, penetrating posts on Trump's America and Putin's Russia. NOTES FROM CYBERGROUND brings together a choice selection of Iossel's aphorisms.
Q&A, book signing

April 2

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative with Judith Hannan
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal memories. Writing exercises, prompts and workshopping with positive feedback. All genres welcome. All levels from beginners to middle advanced.
The result will be an anthology printed on Shakespeare & Co.'s Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is a memoirist, essayist and writing teacher.
Fee: $50/session, $375 for 8 sessions.

April 4

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Author's Talk: Mario Dell'Ollio

Join Mario Dell'Olio for a talk about his memoir, "Coming About: Life in the Balance", a story of survival and inner-strength through a foundational loving relationship, the story of a mid-life crisis, a sailing adventure, and a rescue at sea.
Mario Dell'Ollio is chair of the music department and ethics teacher at an independent school for girls in Manhattan. He has has released numerous albums on iTunes and Amazon.com.
Q&A and book signing to follow

April 8

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Shakespeare & Co. Book Club

Featured book: The Untouchable by John Banville
An engrossing roman-a-clef about one of the most famous and infamous art historians of the 20th century, an aesthete who lived a double life as the curator of the Queen's pictures and a member of a Soviet spy ring, THE UNTOUCHABLE is a meditation on "the elusive and unstable nature of identity" (The New York Times)

April 9

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative with Judith Hannan
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal memories. Writing exercises, prompts and workshopping with positive feedback. All genres welcome. All levels from beginners to middle advanced.
The result will be an anthology printed on Shakespeare & Co.'s Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is a memoirist, essayist and writing teacher.
Fee: $50/session, $375 for 8 sessions.

April 10

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Mariah Fredericks: DEATH OF A NEW AMERICAN

Join Mariah Fredericks for a presentation of her new Jane Prescott mystery, after the success of A DEATH OF NO IMPORTANCE. This time, we'll follow Jane Prescott to Long Island, 1912, and the murder of an Italian-American nanny. An upstairs-downstairs thriller and a sharp portrait of early-20th-century New York in all its glory and ugliness.
Q&A and book signing to follow

April 11

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: TROPHY LIFE by Lea Geller

Join Lea Geller, in conversation with Amy Poeppel (SMALL ADMISSIONS and LIMELIGHT) for the launch of her debut novel, TROPHY LIFE, a refreshingly honest, laugh-out-loud novel about losing the life you always wanted... and finding the life you were meant to have.
Lea Geller began her writing career by blogging about her adventures in the trenches of parenting, and got the idea for TROPHY LIFE when her sons were in middle school.
Q&A and book signing to follow.

April 16

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative with Judith Hannan
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal memories. Writing exercises, prompts and workshopping with positive feedback. All genres welcome. All levels from beginners to middle advanced.
The result will be an anthology printed on Shakespeare & Co.'s Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is a memoirist, essayist and writing teacher.
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