Events

A Palm Beach Wife

with author Susannah Marren

Tuesday, June 18 — 7:30 pm

Amid the glamour and galas and parties of Palm Beach, Faith knows that image often counts as much if not more than reality. She glides effortlessly among the highest of the high society so perfectly that you would never suspect she wasn’t born to this. In this town of secrets and rumors, Faith is the only one who knows just how far she has to fall and never suspects from which direction, or how many directions all at once, betrayal will come.

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Fleishman Is in Trouble

with author Taffy Brodesser-Akner in conversation with
Oprah Magazine Books Editor Leigh Haber

Wednesday,  June 19 — 7:30 pm

If you could do it all over again, would you? Should you? One man finds out in this finely observed, occasionally raunchy and often hilarious exploration of marriage, sex, and dating. In her debut novel, Brodesser-Akner beautifully navigates the fault lines of an institution that has proven to be worthy of our great wariness and our great hope.

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The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland’s Buried Past And Our Perilous Future

with author Jon Gertner in conversation with New York Times Science Reporter John Schwartz

Thursday, June 20 — 7:30 pm

A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change. Chronicling unfathomable hardships, amazing discoveries, and scientific achievements, Gertner makes us keenly aware of what this work means for the rest of us.

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Twisted Family Values

with author V. C. Chickering

Friday, June 21 — 8:00 pm

An unpredictable and entertaining tale of secrets, desires, and forgiveness spanning four generations of an American family. In Larkspur, New Jersey decorum rules; sisters Cat and Claire Thornden are the envy of their neighbors. When a scandal threatens to unravel this tight-lipped family, they will have to decide how much they’ll let social mores dictate their decisions and how far they’ll go to keep some secrets just that.

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Management Mess to Leadership Success

30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow

with author Scott Miller

Tuesday, June 25 — 7:30 pm

Learn 30 leadership challenges that can, when applied, change the way you manage yourself, lead others, and produce results. The wisdom in Miller’s book was learned through hard knocks and was honed by Stephen R. Covey and the FranklinCovey team through years of research and corporate training experience.

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Unbound

Transgender Men and the Remaking of Identity

with author Arlene Stein

Thursday, June 27 — 7:30 pm

An intimate portrait of a new generation of transmasculine individuals as they undergo gender transitions. Award-winning sociologist Arlene Stein shows how members of this young transgender generation, along with other gender dissidents, are refashioning their identities and challenging others’ conceptions of who they are.

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