Yesterday afternoon, Arthur Frommer appeared at the Library for an entertaining and informative talk. This special program was part of our Grand Opening Author Series (yes, he was wonderful, as have been all of our speakers!). Lots of people asked about our upcoming author events, so in case you've lost the brochures, here's what's coming soon at the Library!
Wednesday, April 1, 7 p.m.
Author Jonathan Lopez will talk about his groundbreaking book, The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han van Meegeren, the real story of the world’s most famous art forger, Han van Meegeren. The Man Who Made Vermeers is an absorbing account and “unvarnishing” of the van Meegeren legend, that of a folk hero for duping the Nazi leader Hermann Goering with a fake Vermeer. (A One Book, One Community event.)
April 13, 7 p.m.
Award-winning poet Christina Pugh is the author of Rotary
, the winner of the Word Press First Book Prize in 2004. Her second book of poems, Restoration
, was published in October 2008. Her poetry has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly
, and other publications. In addition to her own poems, she has also published numerous articles on poetry and poetics.
April 23, 7 p.m.
Girls Night Out!
Ilene Beckerman and Giulia Melucci
Ilene Beckerman’s memoir Love, Loss, and What I Wore
, a runaway bestseller from the 1990s, tells her life story poignantly through the clothes that she wore. Brimming with wit and honesty,I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti
is Giulia Melucci’s first-hand account of searching for Mr. Right. It’s laced with soulful Italian-American recipes that got her through several Mr. Wrongs. Join us for this fun evening talking love, food, and fashion – we’re calling it Girls Night Out!
May 3, 5 p.m.
The Richest Man in Town: The Twelve Commandments of Wealth
Worth magazine founder Randall Jones interviewed the richest men and women in the 100 largest towns in America -- all of them self-made financial giants. In his new book, he reveals the key common traits of these individuals and makes their success tips available to us all. Jones, a frequent commentator on numerous television shows including The Today Show, CNBC, CNN, CNNFN, and FOX News, will talk about his research and some of the surprising and extraordinary revelations.
Please join us for these great programs!
Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).