The Boulder JCC will once again participate in a series of Virtual Author Talks with JCC’s across the country. The series, started by the Marcus JCC of Atlanta as an outgrowth of their annual book festival, has expanded to include over 100 JCC’s that have joined this consortium to present New York Times Best Selling authors, top chefs, leading journalists, Pulitzer Prize-winning historians, and celebrities. The Boulder JCC is thrilled to be able to continue to offer these presentations for the community to enjoy from the comfort of their homes. We are once again partnering with the Boulder Bookstore to provide participants with the opportunity to purchase the book for pick up or delivery. Registration is required at www.boulderjcc.org/litfest
In celebration of National Jewish Book Month we present:
November 10 at 4 pm MT Rachael Ray: This Must Be the Place
In Conversation with Harlan Coben, New York Times Bestselling Author.
Rachael Ray presents 125+ recipes straight from her home kitchen in upstate New York, with personal stories on loss, gratitude, and the special memories that make a house a home.
November 15 at 6 pm MT Alice Hoffman, The Book of Magic: A Novel
Master storyteller Alice Hoffman brings us the conclusion of the Practical Magic series in a spellbinding and enchanting final Owens novel brimming with lyric beauty and vivid characters.
November 18 at 6 pm MT Gary Shteyngart, Our Country Friends: A Novel
In Conversation with Nathan Englander, New York Times Bestselling Author.
It’s March 2020 and a calamity is unfolding. A group of friends and friends-of-friends gathers in a country house to wait out the pandemic. Over the next six months, new friendships and romances will take hold, while old betrayals will emerge, forcing each character to reevaluate whom they love and what matters most. Both elegiac and very, very funny, Our Country Friends is the most ambitious book yet by the author of the beloved bestseller Super Sad True Love Story.
November 29 at 6 pm MT Jodi Picoult, Wish You Were Here: A Novel
In Conversation with Emily Henry, New York Times Bestselling Author.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things and The Book of Two Ways comes “a powerfully evocative story of resilience and the triumph of the human spirit” (Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of Malibu Rising)
Diana O’Toole is perfectly on track. She will be married by thirty, kids by thirty-five, and move out to the New York City suburbs, all while climbing the professional ladder in the cutthroat art auction world. Things don’t turn out the way she expected.