Events at Shakespeare & Co.

April 23

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Wil Medearis in conversation with Rachel Lyon

The artist Wil Medearis has tended bar, refinished furniture for an antiques dealer and hung art inside the homes of the wealthy. His first novel, RESTORATION HEIGHTS, "an atmospheric and poetic noir debut", dramatizes the conflicts between the colliding worlds of wealth, real estate, art and displaced residents in gentrifying Brooklyn. Rachel Lyon is the author of the debut novel SELF-PORTRAIT WITH BOY, which was long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.
Book signing

April 25

6:30pm – 8:00pm


Meet Heather Hansen, a trial lawyer and communications consultant combining her courtroom experience with her psychology degree and her training as a mediator to ask better questions, master objections, and use credible persuasion to succeed. Armed with tools and techniques honed in the courtroom, she shows that anyone can become an ELEGANT WARRIOR: someone who fights adversity with grace and compassion, and battles without losing respect for themselves and others.
Q&A and book signing

April 29

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Author's Talk: Victoria Shorr

In her new book, MIDNIGHT: THREE WOMEN AT THE HOUR OF RECKONING, writer and activist Victoria Shorr examines some of the most important moments in the lives of three significant women: Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, and Joan of Arc. Shorr's brief but generous novelistic biographies tell the stories of pivotal moments in the lives of these women as they reconcile with unknown futures, loss, love, and death.
Co-hosted by JASNA-NY
Q&A and book signing

May 1

6:30pm – 8:00pm

INDIVISIBLE: Global Leaders on Shared Security.

Join Ru Freeman & Kerri Kennedy, the editors of this collection of essays by more than 40 leaders, incl.Desmond Tutu, Colum McCann and Jimmy Carter, who redefine security as a shared goal for a shared future.
Ru Freeman is the author of Disobedient Girl and On Sal Mal Lane.
Kerri Kennedy is Associate General Secretary for International Programs at the American Friends Service Committee.

May 2

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Carla Gambescia: The Alchemy of Italy

Lecture and slideshow by Carla Gambescia, based on her book, La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A to Z.

Ticketed event organized by the National Organization of American-Italian Women

May 5

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Book Launch: Jeanie Haber

Join Jeanette Lobasso (pen name: Jeanie Haber) as we celebrate the release of her memoir, Never Wear White After Labor Day, with illustrations by the author.
Never Wear White After Labor Day is an Espresso Book Machine book and can be printed in-store, on demand.

May 6

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Dr. Andrew Jacono

Join Dr. Andrew Jacono in conversation with Town & Country Contributing Beauty Editor Jamie Rosen for the release of his new book, The Park Avenue Face.

Andrew Jacono, MD, FACS is a global authority in the field of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

May 7

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Camille Pagan in conversation with Cristina Alger

Join bestselling author Camille Pagan in conversation with Cristina Alger for the release of her new novel, I'm Fine and Neither Are You .
Camille Pagan is the author of five novels, including Life and Other Near-Death Experiences, which was recently optioned for film, and Woman Last Seen in Her Thirties.
Cristina Alger is the author of The Darlings, The Banker's Wife, and This Was Not the Plan
Q&A and book signing to follow

May 13

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Shakespeare & Co. Book Club

Featured Book: A Replacement Life by and with Boris Fishman.
"Bold, ambitious and wickedly smart... full of descriptive treasures." -New York Times Book Review
Boris Fishman's other books include Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo and the memoir cum recipes Savage Feast
As a courtesy to the author, who will moderate the book club, we ask that you buy a copy of his book.
Book Club members get a 10% discount when they buy the book club title in store.

May 14

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Emeralds of Oz by Peter Guzzardi

Join author Peter Guzzardi on the launch day of Emeralds of Oz: Life Lessons from Over the Rainbow for a reading, Q&A, signing and celebration! Emeralds of Oz is an uplifting treasure trove of life lessons drawn from one of the most beloved movies of all time.
Peter Guzzardi spent decades as an editor working with some of the brightest minds of our time - from Stephen Hawking to Deepak Chopra, from Carol Burnett to Douglas Adams.

May 22

6:30pm – 8:00pm

IT's HOT IN THE HAMPTONS by Holly Peterson

Join us as we celebrate the release of It's Hot in the Hamptons with Holly Peterson, the author of the bestselling novel It Happens in the Hamptons, in addition to the New York Times and international bestseller The Manny and The Idea of Him. Her writing has been published in The New York Times, Newsweek, Town & Country, Vogue, Departures, Harper's Bazaar, ELLE Decor, and numerous other publications.
Book Signing!

May 30

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Caherine McKenzie with Lisa Steinke and Liz Fenton

In conjunction with Book Expo America, we're hosting Catherine McKenzie and the writing duo Lisa Steinke and Liz Fenton. Don't miss this rare appearance by these masters of the psychological thriller. McKensie is the Canadian bestselling author of The Good Liar. She will present her ninth novel, I'll Never Tell. Steinke and Fenke are the co-authors of five novels, including Girl's Night Out and The Good Liar.