Events at Shakespeare & Co.

August 10

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Shakespeare & Co. Book Club

Join Lauren Willig for a discussion of her book, The Summer Country, an historical novel that examines the little known episode of a slave revolt in colonial Barbados, and its repercussions through two generations of women.
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August 12

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: WHY VISIT AMERICA by Matthew Baker

Matthew Baker talks to Paris Review editor Emily Nemens.

Named by Variety as one of 10 Storytellers to Watch, Matthew Baker-recipient of numerous grants and fellowships including the Fulbright Commission and MacDowell Colony-is one of the most exciting new voices in literary fiction.Why Visit America is a collection of 13 interconnected stories (one for each stripe of the flag), 8 of which have been optioned for TV and film.
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August 25

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Finola Austin at the Historical Novel Society

Finola Austin, author of Bronte's Mistress talks to Susan Wand of the NYC Chapter of HNS about Writing Historical Fiction About Real People.
Shakespeare & Co. is the bookseller for this virtual event organized by HNS NYC.

To attend this event, please email for the Zoom details.