Friends of the Bedford Free Library Winter Author Talks

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Grab a good book and come out of the cold!  Join the Friends of the Bedford Free Library for their Winter Author Talks.

January 24th.  Jennifer Ciotta, author of “I, Putin”.  Jennifer received a Masters Degree in Russian Studies and creative writing from New York University. She was also a Peace Corps volunteer in Estonia-a main setting for the book.  Jennifer spent 12 years writing and researching  “I, Putin” which won an honorable mention at the New York Book Festival in June 2012.  Thursday, January 24th, 7:00pm.

January 31st.  Charlotte Rogan, author of “The Lifeboat”.  Charlotte Rogan graduated from Princeton University in 1975. She worked at various jobs, mostly in the fields of architecture and engineering, before teaching herself to write and staying home to bring up triplets. An old criminal law text and her childhood experiences among a family of sailors provided inspiration for “The Lifeboat,” her first novel. She lives in Westport, Connecticut.   Thursday, January 31st, 7:00pm.

February 27th.  Will Schwalbe author of “The End of Your Life Book Club”.  This wonderful memoir chronicles a literary journey taken by Will and Mary Anne Schwalbe, during her two year battle with pancreatic cancer. Mary Anne was Director of Admissions at Harvard and Radcliffe, and head of the upper school at Nightingale-Bamford. She was a tireless advocate for refugee women and children,serving as founding director of the Women’s Refugee Commission. Will is a former journalist and former Editor in Chief of Hyperion Books. His current venture is cookstr.com.  Wednesday, February 27th, 7:00pm.

Call 914-234-3570 to register. Wine and cheese will be served. Cost per talk $10.00.