Events at Shakespeare & Co.

September 3

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Author Talk: I'll be there for you with Kelsey Miller

Join Kelsey Miller for an insightful conversation about the social and cultural significance of the show Friends. Weaving in revelatory interviews and personal stories, I'll Be There For You investigates the role of celebrity media, world-changing events and the dawning of the digital age, all of which influenced both the series and its viewers.

Kelsey Miller will be available for Q&A and book signing.

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September 4

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: The Third Daughter with Talia Carner

Join us as we welcome New York-based award-winning author Talia Carner introducing us to her new historical novel The Third Daughter. Inspired by Sholem Aleichem's short story, The Third Daughter is a most daring novel, and is expected to spur readers to activism against today's scourge of human trafficking.

Talia Carner will be available for Q&A and book signing.

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September 5

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Scan Artist with Marcia Biederman

Join us for the Book Launch of Marcia Biederman's Scan Artist: How Evelyn Wood Convinced the World That Speed-Reading Worked. A fascinating biography of Evelyn Wood who convinced senators, presidents, and the media that she could teach anyone to read at warp speed. Fudging test results and squelching critics, Wood left a cautionary tale for our times.

Marcia Biederman will be available for Q&A and book signing.

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September 10

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: American Royals with Katharine McGee

New York Times bestselling author Katharine McGee imagines an alternate version of the modern world, one where the age of monarchies has not yet faded, and where love is still powerful enough to change the course of history. American Royals takes place in the present day, when the rules have only just changed to let a woman inherit over her younger brother.

Katharine McGee will be available for Q&A and book signing.

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September 11

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Author Talk: Reckoning with Linda Hirshman

In Reckoning The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse And Harassment Linda Hirshman, acclaimed historian of social change movements, delivers the sweeping story of the struggle leading up to #MeToo and beyond. Linda Hirshman details significant legal cases that quietly paved the way for the takedown of workplace abusers and harassers.

Linda Hirshman will be available for Q&A and book signing.

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September 12

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Author Talk: The Dragon Lady with Louisa Treger

Louisa Treger returns with The Dragon Lady, bringing to life the untold story of another fiercely independent and inspiring woman ahead of her time: Lady Virginia (Ginie) Courtauld, the "Dragon Lady", so-called for the exotic tattoo snaking up her leg. Treger recounts Ginie's extraordinary life, from the glamorous Italian Riviera of the 1920s to the sultry, segregated Rhodesia of the 1950s. Louisa Treger will be available for Q&A and book signing.

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September 18

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Ms. Ming's Guide to Civilization with Jan Alexander and Janice Horowitz

Join us for the Book Launch of Jan Alexander's new novel Ms. Ming's Guide to Civilization, a witty and sobering account of contemporary China, with a touch of the absurd, and a Leapfrog Fiction Prize semi-finalist. Jan Alexander will be joined in conversation by writer and journalist Janice Horowitz, who has spent two decades at Time Magazine and has written for the Economist and The New York Times. Jan Alexander will be available for Q&A and signing.

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September 19

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Becoming Coach Jake with Martin "Coach Jake" Jacobson and Bill Saporito

Join us for the Book Launch of Becoming Coach Jake with Martin "Coach Jake" Jacobson in conversation will Bill Saporito. Coach Jake's inspriring story is more than just a soccer tale. In his time as coach at Martin Luther King Jr. High School he has given hundreds of immigrants an opportunity to gain direction in both the classroom as well as on the field, many of them have gone on to achieve great success in their adult lives. Q&A and signing to follow.

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September 21

11:00am – 11:30am

Saturday Storytime with Special Guest: Rashad Jennings

Join us for this very special Saturday Storytime as we welcome former NFL running back and New York Times bestselling author Rashad Jennings reading from his new children's book Arcade and the Golden Travel Guide. It is the second part of The Coin Slot Chronicles, a long time dream for Rashad Jennings, and a humorous and imaginative series that explores the power of friendship, finding your place, and the reality of missing home.

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September 21

11:00am – 11:30am

Saturday Storytime with Special Guest: Rashad Jennings

Join us for this very special Saturday Storytime as we welcome former NFL running back and New York Times bestselling author Rashad Jennings reading from his new children's book Arcade and the Golden Travel Guide. It is the second part of The Coin Slot Chronicles, a long time dream for Rashad Jennings, and a humorous and imaginative series that explores the power of friendship, finding your place, and the reality of missing home.

RSVP: http://bit.ly/RashadJenningsUWS