Transformed by ArtMarch 4, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Authors André Dubus (Townie), Marianne Leone (Knowing Jessie), and Richard Russo, (Empire Falls, Nobody’s Fool) recount how writing changed their lives.
Jamaica Plain Branch Library
Thurs. March 1, 6:30pm
Whether it's Roman punch for The Age of Innocence or sabzi challow (spinach and rice) with lamb for The Kite Runner, Swedish meatballs and glogg for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, nothing spices up a book club meeting like great eats. Featuring recipes and discussion ideas for one hundred popular book club selections, this fully revised and updated edition of The Book Club Cookbook: Recipes nd Food for Thought From Your Book Club's Favorite Books and Authors guides readers in selecting and preparing culinary masterpieces that blend perfectly with literary masterpieces.
|Thursday, March 1st at 7pm |
Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting
When former Wall Street Journal correspondent Pamela Druckerman (Lust in Translation) had her first child in Paris, she started to notice that the French have a distinct style of parenting. In her new book, she shares how French mothers stay relaxed and independent while raising good sleepers, healthy eaters, and well-behaved, inquisitive children.
|Saturday, March 3rd at 12:30pm|
Michael Ian BlackMichael Ian Black is a comedian (Stella, Wet Hot American Summer), screenwriter (Run, Fat Boy, Run) and author (My Custom Van, Chicken Cheeks). He is also, despite his best efforts, a “Yuppie A-Hole.” In his new collection of essays, he muses in his deadpan, sardonic style on suburban life, from cruising for his inevitable “divorce house” despite being happily married, to the pros and cons of hamster ownership.
Harvard Book Store
The Darlings: A Novel
March 1, 2012
March 1, 2012
Three Weeks in December
March 2, 2012