Greenwich Library | AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary Series http://www.greenwichlibrary.org http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/images/greenwichtree.jpg Greenwich Library http://www.greenwichlibrary.org AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary Series en-us 60 AuthorsLive: Maggie Shipstead and Susanna Kaysen <b>When:</b> Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br><img src="http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/Images/authorslive/ShipsteadAstonishMe.png" style="float:right;clear:none;overflow:hidden" alt="Astonish Me, and photo of Maggie Shipstead by Michelle Legro" /><strong>AuthorsLive: Maggie Shipstead</strong> <em>Astonish Me</em><br /><br />From the author of the widely acclaimed debut novel <em>Seating Arrangements</em>, and winner of the Dylan Thomas Prize, <em>Astonish Me</em> is a compelling glimpse into the passionate, political world of professional ballet and its magnetic hold over two generations.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><img src="http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/Images/authorslive/KaysenCambridge.png" style="float:right;clear:right;overflow:hidden" alt="Cambridge, and photo of Susanna Kaysen by Michael Lionstar" /><strong>AuthorsLive: Susanna Kaysen</strong> <em>Cambridge</em><br /><br />Susanna Kaysen. best-selling author of <em>Girl, Interrupted</em> visits Greenwich Library to discuss her new novel, <em>Cambridge</em>, on April 29 at 7 pm as part of AuthorsLive. In <em>Cambridge</em>, Kaysen once again digs deep into her personal adolescent experiences to deliver a story that illuminates the thinking of her young female protagonist. Kaysen's novel will appeal to lovers of novels of academic life and readers of literary fiction.<br /><br />Books will be available for purchase and signing through Diane's Books. This series is open to all at no charge; seating in the Cole Auditorium is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Doors will open at 6:30 p.mhttp://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23039 Author Visit http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23039 AuthorsLive Adam Braun in conversation with Joan Lunden <b>When:</b> Monday, May 05, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br><img src="http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/Images/authorslive/JoanLunden.png" style="float:right;clear:both;margin-top:-20px;margin-bottom:20px" alt="Joan Lunden" />AuthorsLive presents Adam Braun, author of <em>The Promise of a Pencil</em>. Joan Lunden, journalist, author, and former co-host of ABC's Good Morning America will interview Adam.<br /><em>Publisher's Weekly</em> calls the book an "exuberant testimony to the power of idealism." The author, a Greenwich native, founded <strong><a href="http://www.pencilsofpromise.org/" title="click here for more information">Pencils of Promise</a></strong>, a nonprofit that has built over 250 schools around the world.<br /><br /><img src="http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/Images/authorslive/AdamBraun.png" style="float:right;clear:both" alt="Adam Braun, photo by Elisabeth Caren" />The author has been featured on <em>Morning Joe</em> and <em>CBS This Morning</em>. the book is a <em>Parade</em> "Pick". Braun is one of <em>Forbes</em>'s "30 Under 30" and <em>Wired Magazine</em>'s "50 People Who Are Changing the World". <br /><br />Books will be available for purchase and signing through Diane's Books. This series is open to all at no charge, but seating in the Cole Auditorium is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Doors will open at 6:30 p.mhttp://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23734 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23734 International Book Club: <em>The Embrace of Unreason</em> by Frederick Brown <b>When:</b> Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library at Community Room<br><br>"The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940" is a reconsideration of the events and the political, social and religious movements that led to France's embrace of Fascism and anti-Semitism <br />See 'AuthorsLive@Byram' program May 22nd for the author's visithttp://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23863 Book Club - Adult http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23863 AuthorsLive at Cos Cos Library - MEATLESS ALL DAY by Dina Cheney <b>When:</b> Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Cos Cob Library at Community Room<br><br>The Friends and Staff of Cos Cob Library welcome back local resident, Dina Cheney, who will share fun meal ideas from her latest cookbook: MEATLESS ALL DAY: RECIPES FOR INSPIRED VEGETARIAN MEALS. Whether you're a vegetarian or just interested in cutting down on meat, you will find her recipes satisfying and tasty. After Dina's talk there will be a Q&A session followed by a book sale and signing. Dina's promises to bring some samples to taste as well! Registration for this event begins on May 8th. Stop in person at CCL and reserve your spot or call us at 203-622-6883. http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23760 Adult Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23760 AuthorsLive@Byram: Frederick Brown: <em>The Embrace of Unreason</em> <b>When:</b> Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library at Community Room<br><br>Biographer and cultural historian Frederick Brown will be talking about his new book <em>The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940</em><br />Copies of the book will be available for sale and signinghttp://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23864 Author Visit http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23864 AuthorsLive: John Dean, The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It <b>When:</b> Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br><strong><em>The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It</em></strong><br /><br />Books will be available for purchase and signing through Diane's Books. This series is open to all at no charge, but seating in the Cole Auditorium is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Doors will open at 6:30pm.http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23630 Author Visit http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=23630