Events at Shakespeare & Co.

June 1

5:30pm – 7:00pm

"Book Party with Holly Peterson

Join us as we celebrate the release of Holly Peterson's IT HAPPENS IN THE HAMPTONS, and get your first summer read. Holly Peterson's novel introduces us to the Hamptons' elite circles as well as to its local, hardworking people. Add a dose of mystery landing to a shocking conclusion and you have your perfect beach novel. Holly is a bestselling author and a former TV producer. Her writing has been published in the New York Times, Newsweek, Vogue and others.

June 6

6:30pm – 7:30pm

The Shakespeare & Co Book Club

The Shakespeare & Co Book Club featuring The New York Review Books will discuss TRANSIT by Anna Seghers. With special guest Margot Dembo, who translated this novel, as well as many others and is the recipient of two prestigious translation prizes.
TRANSIT is a multilayered masterpiece, an existential, political, literary thriller that explores the agonies of boredom, the vitality of storytelling, and the plight of the exile with extraordinary compassion and insight.

June 12

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Mary Gordon and Courtney Sullivan in conversation

Mary Gordon is the author of numerous novels, memoirs, collections of short stories and works of non-fiction. She is the recipient of many literary prizes, including an Academy Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She teaches at Barnard College. THERE YOUR HEART LIES is her latest novel.
J. Courtney Sullivan is the New York Times best-selling author of the novels THE ENGAGEMENTS, MAINE, COMMENCEMENT and the just published ABOUT SAINTS FOR ALL OCCASIONS.

June 14

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Jill Eisenstadt in conversation with Jason Diamond

Jill Eisenstadt is the author of the novels FROM ROCKAWAY and KISS OUT. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Vogue, Elle, Boston Review, New York Magazine, and BOMB. Her new novel, SWELL, is an irreverent, off-kilter tale of a family figuring out its next chapter.
Jason Diamond is the author of SEARCHING FOR JOHN HUGHES and an editor at ROLLING STONE. He has written for The New York Times, The Paris Review, Esquire, Harper's Bazaar, The Wall Street Journal, Vice and others.

June 21

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Gotham Rising: New York in the age of Art Deco

Discover New York in the jazz age with Jules Stewart, journalist, historian and author of GOTHAM RISING: NEW YORK IN THE 1930'S and Anthony Robbins, a twenty-year veteran of the New York City Landmarks Commission and author of NEW YORK ART DECO: A GUIDE TO GOTHAM'S JAZZ AGE ARCHITECTURE.
GOTHAM RISING describes the city's architectural, economic, social and cultural renaissance after the Wall Street Crash. NEW YORK ART DECO surveys Art Deco sites in all five boroughs.