LitCrawl NY

September 15, 2012
Venue TBD

Brooklyn Book Festival, Panel

September 23, 2012
Venue TBD

LA Book Launch

Tuesday October 9, 2012 – 7 p.m.
Diesel Bookstore
Brentwood Country Mart
225 26th Street, Ste. 33
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 576-9960

San Francisco LitQuake

Friday, October 12, 2012 – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m
Verdi Club

Panel: Making the Skeleton Dance: Family in All its Forms (based on the quote by George Bernard Shaw: “If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”)

  • Bronwen Hruska  Accelerated – novel about the rarified world of New York private schools and rampant abuse of “baby pharmaceuticals.”
  • Anita AmirrezvaniEqual of the Sun – novel about 16th century Iranian princess assuming power after the death of her father
  • Adrienne ArieffThe Sacred Thread: A True Story of Becoming a Mother and Finding a Family — Half a World Away – memoir about a San Francisco woman and the Indian woman who carried her twins as a surrogate
  • Tiffany BakerThe Little Giant of Aberdeen County and The Gilly Salt Sisters, a magic-tinged tale of dreams, family secrets, and betrayals on a New England salt farm.
  • Carolina de RobertisPerla – novel about young woman coming to grips with her father’s role in a burtal Argentinian dictatorship
  • Meredith MaranA Theory of Small Earthquakes – novel follows two women who are in love and weather good times and bad, including the Loma Prieta quake
  • Joyce MaynardThe Good Daughters – “birthday sisters” and their relationship over many decades
  • Deborah MichelProsper in Love – comedy of manners about a marriage coming apart at the seams
  • Holly PayneDamascena – about an orphaned girl who meets Rumi and discovers mysticism in the 13th century Persia
  • Elizabeth WeilNo Cheating, No Dying: I Had a Good Marriage. Then I Tried To Make It Better – humorous memoir and nonfiction tome about what makes a good marriage

Ducts Reading Series

October 13, 2012 – 6:45pm
85 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
(212) 505-3360

New York Book Launch Reading and Party

October 18, 2012 – 6pm
The Corner Bookstore
1313 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10128