ERIN DIONNE at Wellesley Books
ERIN DIONNE, author of Notes from an Accidental Band Geek, presents Lights, Camera, Disaster, a funny, relatable middle-grade novel about a budding filmmaker with executive function disorder who figures out how to become the director of her own life.
About the author:
Erin Dionne is an assistant professor of liberal arts at a small college north of Boston, where she teaches freshman comp, lit classes, and some creative writing electives. When not actively promoting her writing with great humor and enthusiastic understanding of the magic and miseries of middle school, Erin reminisces about her days in high school and college marching band. She lives with her husband and daughter in Framingham, Massachusetts.
MEG WOLITZER at Wellesley Books
MEG WOLITZER, bestselling author of The Interestings, presents The Female Persuasion, an electric, multilayered novel about ambition, power, friendship, and mentorship, and the romantic ideals we all follow into adulthood. Tickets for this event are $5 and can be used as a coupon off the price of the book. Buy tickets in-store at Wellesley Books, by phone at 781.431.1160, or online at store.wellesleybooks.com.
About the author:
Meg Wolitzer is an American writer, known for The Wife, The Ten-Year Nap, The Uncoupling, and The Interestings. She works as an instructor in the MFA program at Stony Brook Southampton.
*Purchase your copy from Wellesley Books in order to meet Meg and have her sign your book at the event.
CECILE RICHARDS, President of Planned Parenthood, at Wellesley Books
CECILE RICHARDS, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America for more than a decade, presents Make Trouble, a memoir about learning to lead and make change, based on a lifetime of fighting for women’s rights and social justice. Your ticket includes a signed copy of Make Trouble. Buy tickets in-store at Wellesley Books, by phone at 781.432.1160, or online at store.wellesleybooks.com.
**Please note that this Wellesley Books event will take place at Wilson Middle School, 22 Rutledge Rd, Natick, MA 01760.
EMILY X.R. PAN at Wellesley Books
EMILY X.R. PAN presents The Astonishing Color of After, a stunning, heartbreaking debut novel, perfect for fans of Jandy Nelson and Celeste Ng. Emily will be in conversation with JULIE DAO, author of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns.
The Rise of Modern Jewish Literature Out of the Yiddish Tradition
Join SHARON HART-GREEN for a program that will address the diverse factors that led to the creation of a Jewish literary canon in the modern period. Sharon Hart-Green received her PhD in Judaic Studies from Brandeis University and has taught Hebrew and Yiddish literature at the University of Toronto for many years. She is the author of the novel, Come Back for Me, a story about the lingering effects of the Holocaust on two families–one in Europe, the other in Canada. A book signing will follow with books provided by Wellesley Books.
MADELINE MILLER at Wellesley Books
With unforgettably vivid characters, mesmerizing language and page-turning suspense, MADELINE MILLER’s Circe is a triumph of storytelling, and is sure to delight fans of her bestselling debut, The Song of Achilles.
Tickets for this event are $5 and can be used as a coupon off the price of Circe. Buy your copy from Wellesley Books in order to meet the author and have her sign your book at the event.
PAULA MCLAIN, author of The Paris Wife at Wellesley Books
PAULA MCLAIN, bestselling author of The Paris Wife, presents Love and Ruin, about Ernest Hemingway’s marriage to Martha Gellhorn—a fiercely independent, ambitious woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century.
Tickets for this event are $5 and can be used as a coupon off of Love and Ruin. Buy tickets in-store, by phone, or online.
*Buy your copy from Wellesley Books in order to meet the author and have her sign your book at the event.
Best-selling author GAIL HONEYMAN at Wellesley Books
GAIL HONEYMAN joins us to celebrate the paperback release of her bestselling novel Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. People Magazine says, “This wacky, charming novel draws you in with humor, then turns out to contain both a suspenseful subplot and a sweet romance. Hilarious and moving.”
Tickets for this event are $5 and can be used as a coupon off of the book. Buy tickets in-store, by phone, or online.
NIGEL TRAVIS (Dunkin Donuts chairman) at Wellesley Books
NIGEL TRAVIS, executive chairman and former CEO of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins, presents The Challenge Culture, a reflection on the unique, results-oriented discipline he’s developed over decades of leadership, which provides a blueprint for any organization to achieve prosperity.