Events at Shakespeare & Co.

April 7

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Develop your unique voice while exploring the craft of memoir and fiction.
Instructor: Heather Bryant, award-winning writer of memoir, essays, and fiction, has taught writing at Pace University and in private workshops. Remaining sessions: April 7, 14, 21
$45/session. Given the current health crisis, the class will take place remotely with Zoom until further notice.
Info: francoise@shakeandco.com

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April 13

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Shakespeare & Co. Virtual Book Club

This month title: THE SECRET HISTORY by Donna Tart.
Donna Tart's first novel "starts with a murder, is obsessed with ancient Greece and creates the delicious illusion of being admitted to the most dangerous of confidences." (The Guardian)
"a remarkably powerful novel that seems sure to win a lengthy stay on the best-seller lists." (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times)
To participate, email events@shakeandco.com to get a link to the Zoom event

April 14

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Develop your unique voice while exploring the craft of memoir and fiction.
Instructor: Heather Bryant, award-winning writer of memoir, essays, and fiction, has taught writing at Pace University and in private workshops. Ten Tuesdays, 5:45 - 7:45 pm
February 18, 25, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21
$45/session
Info and registration: events@shakeandco.com

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April 21

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Develop your unique voice while exploring the craft of memoir and fiction.
Instructor: Heather Bryant, award-winning writer of memoir, essays, and fiction, has taught writing at Pace University and in private workshops. Ten Tuesdays, 5:45 - 7:45 pm
February 18, 25, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21. $45/session
Info and registration: events@shakeandco.com

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May 11

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Shakespeare & Co. Virtual Book Club

This month title: Metropolitan Stories by Christine Coulson
With the participation of the author
Written by a museum insider, this collection of connected vignettes takes us through the Met's hallways, tunnels and offices hidden from the public.

To participate, email events@shakeandco.com to get a link to the Zoom even

May 19

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Author's Talk: Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin

Meet the author of SAINT X, the debut novel that is taking the literary world by storm. SAINT X "is hypnotic, delivering acute social commentary on everything from class and race to familial bonds and community, and yet its weblike nature never confuses, or fails to captivate."- Oyinkan Braithwaite (author of "My Sister, the Serial Killer")The NYTimes.
Q&A and book signing to follow

May 21

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: A DIRTY YEAR by Bill Greer

Join New York historian Bill Greer for the launch of A DIRTY YEAR: SEX, SUFFRAGE AND SCANDAL IN GIILDED AGE NEW YORK. That year is 1872 and the issues of the day still resonate: rigged elections, attacks on the press, reproductive rights, the chasm between rich and poor.
Bill Greer chaired the New Netherland Institute's program to establish the New Netherland Research Center, has received the Institute's Howard Hageman award and holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.

June 16

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: Siren Shore by Antoinette Carone

Antoinette Carone spent a year in Naples, a city full of contrasts and contradictions. The stories in SIREN SHORE draw on the depth of feeling, the workings of fortune and the unquenchable joy of life, which are unique to this city. This collection of dreamy tales is a trip into a woman's soul, searching for the spiritual essence of lost and found love.
Antoinette Carole is the author of "Ciao, Napoli — A Scrapbook of Wandering in Naples."

June 23

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Author's Talk: Feng Shui to the Rescue

Feng Shui happens in surprising ways. Find out how to make the practical magic work for you! Join Feng Shui Master Practitioner and author Carol Olmstead to learn the art and science of arranging your home and workplace in balance and harmony. In "Feng Shui to the Rescue: Rearrange Your Space, Shift Your Energy, Transform Your Life", Carol shares her real-world secrets for using Feng Shui to rescue your life.

Refreshments will be served.
Q&A and book signing to follow

June 24

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Elizabeth Kadetsky in conversation with Betsy Carter

What secrets does your family history hold? What are the tricks that your memory plays on you?
In her lyrical and sometimes heartbreaking new memoir-in-essays, THE MEMORY EATERS, Elizabeth Kadetsky explores family illness, addiction, inherited trauma, and the secrets of her inherited past.
She'll be joined by Betsy Carter (NOTHING TO FALL BACK ON) to talk about epigenetics, grief, what a name and an identity mean in the context of family and inheritance, and more.