Author Talks at the Keeler Library on Sundays
Join us for free talks, wine, snacks, book signings and lively discussion.
Richard Morais will talk on Sunday, September 15th at 2:00 about his new book, The Man with No Borders., a story of family secrets, mortality and forgiveness stretching back to Franco’s Spain. Morais is the author of the internationally acclaimed book, The Hundred-Foot Journey, made into a book by DreamWorks.
George Howe Colt will talk on Sunday, October 20th at 3:00 about his book, The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968, an eye-opening account of a tumultuous year and the athletes who did battle in this legendary game.
Co-sponsored with the NS Historical Society.
Robert Thorson will talk about stone walls on Sunday, September 10th at 3:00. Thorson, a professor of geology at UConn and founder of the Stone Wall Initiative, links human and natural history in his multiple books on the stone walls of New England.
co-sponsored with the NS Historical Society.
Vivien Schweitzer will talk on Sunday, December 8th at 3:00 about her book, A Mad Love: An Introduction to Opera. Schweitzer is a pianist and former classical music and opera critic for the New York Times.
Mary Calvi will talk about on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 3:00 about her book, Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel about George Washington’s First Love, a well researched local story about Mary Philipse’s relationshio with Washington. Calvi is a journalist, CBS anchor and Yonker’s resident.
Boris Fishman will talk on Sunday, March 29, 2020 about his book, Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table, A Memoir with Recipes. A Princeton grad, professor of creative writing and immigrant from Belarus, Fishman shares his struggle with coming of age, being Russian and Jewish in America and his bittersweet relationship with food and family.