Events at Shakespeare & Co.

June 18

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: THE TENTH MUSE by Catherine Chung

Join Catherine Chung in conversation with Courtney Sullivan (Saints for All Occasions) for the launch of her remarkable novel, The Tenth Muse, where a gifted mathematician unlocks the mystery of her birth, steeped in the dark history of WWII, while trying to solve an elusive mathematical riddle.
Catherine Chung won an Honorable Mention for the PEN/Hemingway Award with her first novel, Forgotten Country.
Q&A and book signing to follow

June 19

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: HER DAUGHTER'S MOTHER by Daniela Petrova

Daniela Petrova will be in conversation with CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota to talk about her debut novel, a story of obsession(s) and an exploration into the emotional and ethical complexities of advanced fertility treatments and the quest for motherhood.
Daniela Petrova is a recipient of an Artist Fellowship in Writing from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and a scholarship for the Tin House Summer Workshop.
Q&A and book signing to follow

June 20

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Nicholas Mancusi in conversation with Christopher Bollen

Join Nick Mancusi for the Manhattan launch of his debut novel, A Philosophy of Ruin, a darkly compelling character study and a profound literary meditation on the forces that shape our destiny.
"Funny, wise, mature beyond its years, A Philosophy of Ruin is a fable of late capitalism, a cautionary tale about aging parents, and an unforgettable debut. Mancusi is a writer to watch."
-Alexander Chee, author of How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

June 25

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Adam Waytz

Join Adam Waytz, in conversation with Emily Witt (staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of Future Sex) for the Manhattan launch of his book, The Power of Human: How Our Shared Humanity Can Help Us Create a Better World.
Adam Waytz is an award-winning social psychologist and associate professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere.

June 26

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Divya Sood

Join author Divya Sood for the launch of her third novel, Find Someone to Love.
Divya Sood is the author of two novels: Nights Like This and Maya. She is the recipient of the NJ Chapter of Arts and Letters First Prize for Fiction, the Edna N. Herzberg First Prize for Fiction, and the Edith Hamilton First Prize for Fiction. She has an MA in English from NYU and teaches at Gotham Writers Workshop and Southern New Hampshire University.
Q&A and book signing to follow

June 27

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Joni Marie Iraci

Join Joni Marie Iraci for the launch of her first novel, Reinventing Jenna Rose, a multi-generational family saga and legal thriller in the voice of a young woman on a courageous solo journey. A sad, funny, quirky novel, infused with humor and literary references.
A registered nurse, Joni Marie Iraci earned a BA in Writing and Literature from Sarah Lawrence in her fifties and an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University at age 66.
Q&A and book signing to follow

July 2

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: OFF THE GRID by Robert McCaw

Join us for the launch of R. McCaw's suspenseful new novel, OFF THE GRID, a political thriller set in Hawai'i.
Robert McCaw is a graduate of Georgetown University, served as a U.S. Army lieutenant, and earned a law degree from the University of Virginia. He was a partner in a major international law firm in Washington. Having lived on the Big Island of Hawai'i, McCaw imbues his writing of the Islands with his more than twenty-year love affair with this Pacific paradise.
Q&A and book signing.

July 10

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Thriller Fest: Panel with Wendy Walker and friends

Discover the summer releases of bestselling authors Wendy Walker, Cristina Alger, Liv Constantine, Kaira Sturdivant Rouda, and Riley Sagers. They will be talking writing, and books, and the writer's life, and they will be signing their newest books.
Moderated by Kate Moretti

To join the signing line, we ask that you purchase their books from Shakespeare & Co. (available at the event).

July 17

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Author's Talk: Emily Liebert, in conversation with Sami Fishbein

Bestselling author Emily Liebert will talk about her new psychological thriller PRETTY REVENGE with podcaster Samantha Fishbein, COO and Co-Founder of Betches, a multi-platform media company for millennial women.

July 18

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Talk: A CATALOGUE OF SMALL PAINS by Meghan Dowling

Join Meghan Dowling for a reading of her new book, A Catalogue of Small Pains.
Through a series of delicate yet potent vignettes, the novel tells the stories of three generations of women whose lives are overshadowed by the secret cruelty of the family patriarch.
Q&A and book signing to follow

July 24

6:30pm – 8:00pm


Meet Gianni Russo, actor (The Godfather I & II), former mobster and local author. He will read from his memoir, HOLLYWOOD GODFATHER, MY LIFE IN THE MOVIES AND THE MOB. Com and hear incredible stories about celebrities (JFK, Marilyn Monroe, Liza Minelli), mob bosses, and encounters with the organized crime world.
Free event.
To join the signing line, we ask that you purchase a copy of the book from Shakespeare & Co. (available at the event)

July 25

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Heather Webb & Hazel Gaynor, with Lauren Willig

An evening of historical fiction with writing duo Heather Webb & Hazel Gaynor, who celebrate the release of their new novel, Meet Me in Monaco: A Novel of Grace Kelly's Wedding and bestselling author Lauren Willig, whose latest novel The Summer Country, is a multigenerational saga taking place in colonial Barbados.