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AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary


AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary is a great way to discover new books, talk to authors about their work, and meet other book lovers in the community. AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary is made possible through the support of the Greenwich Library Board of Trustees and contributions by generous donors.

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AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary Series


AuthorsLive: Maggie Shipstead and Susanna Kaysen

Astonish Me, and photo of Maggie Shipstead by Michelle LegroAuthorsLive: Maggie Shipstead Astonish Me

From the author of the widely acclaimed debut novel Seating Arrangements, and winner of the Dylan Thomas Prize, Astonish Me is a compelling glimpse into the passionate, political world of professional ballet and its magnetic hold over two generations.




Cambridge, and photo of Susanna Kaysen by Michael LionstarAuthorsLive: Susanna Kaysen Cambridge

Susanna Kaysen. best-selling author of Girl, Interrupted visits Greenwich Library to discuss her new novel, Cambridge, on April 29 at 7 pm as part of AuthorsLive. In Cambridge, Kaysen once again digs deep into her personal adolescent experiences to deliver a story that illuminates the thinking of her young female protagonist. Kaysen's novel will appeal to lovers of novels of academic life and readers of literary fiction.

Books will be available for purchase and signing through Diane's Books. This series is open to all at no charge; seating in the Cole Auditorium is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
7:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library

The Promise of a Pencil, by Adam Braun

AuthorsLive Adam Braun in conversation with Joan Lunden

Joan LundenAuthorsLive presents Adam Braun, author of The Promise of a Pencil. Joan Lunden, journalist, author, and former co-host of ABC's Good Morning America will interview Adam.
Publisher's Weekly calls the book an 'exuberant testimony to the power of idealism.' The author, a Greenwich native, founded Pencils of Promise, a nonprofit that has built over 250 schools around the world.

Adam Braun, photo by Elisabeth CarenThe author has been featured on Morning Joe and CBS This Morning. the book is a Parade 'Pick'. Braun is one of Forbes's '30 Under 30' and Wired Magazine's '50 People Who Are Changing the World'.

Books will be available for purchase and signing through Diane's Books. This series is open to all at no charge, but seating in the Cole Auditorium is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m

Monday, May 05, 2014
7:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library


International Book Club: The Embrace of Unreason by Frederick Brown

'The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940' is a reconsideration of the events and the political, social and religious movements that led to France's embrace of Fascism and anti-Semitism
See 'AuthorsLive@Byram' program May 22nd for the author's visit

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
5:00 PM
Community Room
Byram Shubert Library

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AuthorsLive at Cos Cos Library - MEATLESS ALL DAY by Dina Cheney

The Friends and Staff of Cos Cob Library welcome back local resident, Dina Cheney, who will share fun meal ideas from her latest cookbook: MEATLESS ALL DAY: RECIPES FOR INSPIRED VEGETARIAN MEALS. Whether you're a vegetarian or just interested in cutting down on meat, you will find her recipes satisfying and tasty. After Dina's talk there will be a Q&A session followed by a book sale and signing. Dina's promises to bring some samples to taste as well! Registration for this event begins on May 8th. Stop in person at CCL and reserve your spot or call us at 203-622-6883.

Thursday, May 22, 2014
7:00 PM
Community Room
Cos Cob Library


AuthorsLive@Byram: Frederick Brown: The Embrace of Unreason

Biographer and cultural historian Frederick Brown will be talking about his new book The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940
Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing

Thursday, May 22, 2014
7:00 PM
Community Room
Byram Shubert Library

The Nixon Defense

AuthorsLive: John Dean, The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It

The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It

Books will be available for purchase and signing through Diane's Books. This series is open to all at no charge, but seating in the Cole Auditorium is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Doors will open at 6:30pm.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
7:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library