Events

Just Fly Away

with bestselling author Andrew McCarthy

Saturday, November 18 — 4:00 pm

When fifteen-year-old Lucy Willows discovers that her father has a child from a brief affair, an eight-year-old boy who lives in her own suburban New Jersey town, she begins to question everything she thinks she knows about her home and her life. Just Fly Away is a debut novel about family secrets, first love, the limits of forgiveness, and finding one’s way in the world from an award-winning writer, actor, and director.

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Gorbachev

with Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Taubman

Tuesday, November 21 — 7:30 pm

In the first comprehensive biography of the final Soviet leader, William Taubman shows how a peasant boy became the Soviet system’s gravedigger, how he clambered to the top of a system designed to keep people like him down, how he found common ground with America’s arch-conservative president Ronald Reagan, and how he permitted the USSR and its East European empire to break apart without using force to preserve them.

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The French Chef in America

with Alex Prud’homme

Wednesday,December 6 — 12:00 – 2:00 pm
at Restaurant Lorena’s

In this enchanting follow-up to My Life in France—Julia Child’s beloved and best-selling memoir—her co-author and grandnephew, Alex Prud’homme, chronicles Julia’s rise from home cook to the first celebrity chef.

This special event includes a three course luncheon and copy of the book, plus a book talk and signing with the author.

$40 admission.
Call Lorena’s for reservation: 973-763-4460