Simon Van Booy in conversation with Sarah Braunstein

Wednesday, July 28 | 7:00 p.m. (CT)

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Simon Van Booy discusses his new novel, Night Came with Many Stars with Sarah Braunstein.

In a rave review, the Boston Globe writes “Kindness and raw luck undergird Night Came with Many Stars… And like Dickens’s young heroes, Van Booy’s determined souls act with their whole hearts—as does this brave, fierce novel—to earn what good may come.”

Sarah Braunstein is the author of The Sweet Relief of Missing Children. In 2010, she was named one of 5 Under 35 fiction writers by the National Book Foundation. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Playboy, and elsewhere.

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Simon Van Booy in conversation with Roda Ahmed

Friday, August 20 | 6:00 p.m. (PT)

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Simon Van Booy discusses his new novel, Night Came with Many Stars with Roda Ahmed.

In a rave review, the Boston Globe writes “Kindness and raw luck undergird Night Came with Many Stars… And like Dickens’s young heroes, Van Booy’s determined souls act with their whole hearts—as does this brave, fierce novel—to earn what good may come.”

Roda Ahmed is a Norwegian author born in Hargeisa, Somalia. Roda is the bestselling author of Forberedelsen (The Preparations) and in 2018 she published first bestselling children’s book Mae Among the Stars (HarperCollins) about the first African American woman in space.

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Meredith Hall in conversation with Larry Watson

Tuesday, August 24 | 7:00 p.m. (CT)

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Meredith Hall discusses her novel Beneficence (new in paperback) with acclaimed author Larry Watson.

The Wall Street Journal writes “As organically as it traveled to heartbreak, Beneficence progresses to the place of wisdom that lies beyond it, where we learn that a home is part of the ‘vast world of innocence and harm,’ not an island beyond it.”

Watson’s latest novel is The Lives of Edie Pritchard.

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Meredith Hall

Wednesday, August 25 | 7:00 p.m. (EST)

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Meredith Hall discusses her novel Beneficence (new in paperback).

Publishers Weekly writes, “Powerful…Hall’s meticulous prose convincingly captures the daily realities—sometimes beautiful, sometimes cruel—of agricultural life, and offers insight into the ways calamity fractures family bonds…readers will be rewarded.”

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Meredith Hall in conversation with Joyce Maynard

Thursday, August 26 | 6:00 p.m. (EST)

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Meredith Hall discusses her novel Beneficence (new in paperback).

The Wall Street Journal writes “As organically as it traveled to heartbreak, Beneficence progresses to the place of wisdom that lies beyond it, where we learn that a home is part of the ‘vast world of innocence and harm,’ not an island beyond it.”

Joyce Maynard’s latest novel, Count the Ways—the story of a marriage and a divorce, and the children who survived it—has just been released.

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Meredith Hall

Tuesday, August 31 | 4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Meredith Hall discusses her novel Beneficence (new in paperback).

Publishers Weekly writes, “Powerful…Hall’s meticulous prose convincingly captures the daily realities—sometimes beautiful, sometimes cruel—of agricultural life, and offers insight into the ways calamity fractures family bonds…readers will be rewarded.”

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Meredith Hall in conversation with Christina Baker Kline

Saturday, September 8 | 4:00 p.m. (PT)

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Meredith Hall discusses her novel Beneficence (new in paperback).

The Wall Street Journal writes “As organically as it traveled to heartbreak, Beneficence progresses to the place of wisdom that lies beyond it, where we learn that a home is part of the ‘vast world of innocence and harm,’ not an island beyond it.”

Christina Baker Kline’s latest novel, The Exiles—which recreates the beginnings of a new society in a beautiful and challenging land, telling the story of Australia from a fresh perspective—has just been released in paperback.

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Meredith Hall

Thursday, September 9 | 7:00 p.m. (ET)

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Meredith Hall discusses her novel Beneficence (new in paperback).

Publishers Weekly writes, “Powerful…Hall’s meticulous prose convincingly captures the daily realities—sometimes beautiful, sometimes cruel—of agricultural life, and offers insight into the ways calamity fractures family bonds…readers will be rewarded.”

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Meredith Hall

Friday, September 10 | 6:00 p.m. (ET)

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Meredith Hall discusses her novel Beneficence (new in paperback).

The Wall Street Journal writes “As organically as it traveled to heartbreak, Beneficence progresses to the place of wisdom that lies beyond it, where we learn that a home is part of the ‘vast world of innocence and harm,’ not an island beyond it.”

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Meredith Hall

Monday, September 13 | 7:00 p.m. (EST)

Hosted ONLINE by Edgartown Library with Edgartown Books

Meredith Hall discusses her novel Beneficence (new in paperback).

Publishers Weekly writes, “Powerful…Hall’s meticulous prose convincingly captures the daily realities—sometimes beautiful, sometimes cruel—of agricultural life, and offers insight into the ways calamity fractures family bonds…readers will be rewarded.”

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