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Book Festival of the MJCCA Schedule

 25th Edition of the Book Festival of the MJCCA celebrating 25 years of culture and conversation

For 24 successful years, the Book Festival of the MJCCA has provided our community with a literary extravaganza, featuring an exciting lineup of the year's most exceptional authors, celebrities, and influencers. Please join thousands of your fellow book lovers to listen, meet, and interact with your favorite authors in a variety of forums, including author meet-and-greets, book signings, a community read, panel discussions, and much more.

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Schedule of Events 

Saturday, November 5
» 8:15 pm Opening Night
KENNY LOGGINS
Footloose
Author Talk + Performance
Sunday, November 6
» 12:00 pm ROBERT WITTMAN, The Devil's Diary
BRIAN CURTISFields of Battle
» 3:30 pm Family Reading Festival Presents
HENRY WINKLER + LIN OLIVER, The Soggy, Foggy Campout
» 7:30 pm Esther G. Levine Community Read
YAEL DAYAN
, Transitions
Monday, November 7
» 12:00 pm ZOE FISHMAN, Inheriting Edith
JONATHAN RABB, Among the Living
» 7:30 pm HOWARD BLUM, The Last Goodnight
URI BAR-JOSEPH, The Angel
Tuesday, November 8
» 12:30 pm DR. JOEL M. HOFFMAN, The Bible Doesn't Say That
Wednesday, November 9
» 12:30 pm ALYSON RICHMAN, The Velvet Hours
B.A. SHAPIROThe Muralist
» 7:00 pm Besser Holocaust Memorial Kristallnacht Commemoration
» 7:30 pm JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER, Here I Am
Thursday, November 10
» 10:30 pm FRIEDA BIRNBAUM, Life Begins at 60
MARLENE TRESTMAN, Fair Labor Lawyer
» 12:30 pm ADAM LEVIN, Swiped
» 6:00 pm Patron & Sponsor Reception
» 7:30 pm PETER BERGEN, United States of Jihad
Friday, November 11
» 12:00 pm ELLEN FELDMAN, Terrible Virtue
JENNIFER S. BROWN, Modern Girls
Saturday, November 12
» 6:30 pm "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon" Film Screening
» 8:00 pm SHEP GORDON, They Call Me Supermensch
Sunday, November 13
» 10:00 am "Breakfast at Ina's" Film Screening
» 11:30 am INA PINKNEY, Ina's Kitchen
» 3:00 pm JESSE ITZLER, Living With a Seal
» 7:30 pm DR. DANIEL GORDIS, Israel
Monday, November 14
» 12:00 pm VICTORIA KELLY, Mrs. Houdini
THELMA ADAMS, Last Woman Standing
» 7:30 pm Book Club Night
ALICE HOFFMAN
Faithful
Tuesday, November 15
» 12:30 pm DR. MACHE SEIBEL, M.D., The Estrogen Window
» 7:30 pm CARSON KRESSLEYDoes This Book Make My Butt Look Big?
Wednesday, November 16
» 12:30 pm LLOYD HANDWERKERFamous Nathan
INA YALOF
Food and the City
» 7:30 pm MEIR SHALEV, Two She-Bears
Thursday, November 17
» 10:30 am JEFFREY SELMAN, God Sent Me
» 12:30 pm LIANE KUPFERBERG CARTER, Ketchup is My Favorite Vegetable
» 7:30 pm WILLIAM NOVAK, Die Laughing: Killer Jokes for Newly Old Folks
MICHAEL KRASNY, Let There Be Laughter
Friday, November 18
» 12:00 pm CHRISTOPHER NOXON, Plus One
Saturday, November 19
» 8:00 pm JEFFREY TOOBIN, American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst
Sunday, November 20
» 12:00 pm JASON GEWIRTZ, Israel's Edge
» 3:30 pm HARRIET LEVIN MILLAN APPEARING WITH "LOST BOY OF SUDAN" MICHAEL MAJOK KUCH, How Fast Can You Run 
» 7:30 pm Eva & George Stern Lecture
ANDY COHEN
Superficial
 
2016 Book Festival Sponsors

2016 Committee

Co-Chairs
Deborah Jacobs
Dee Kline

Full Committee Co-Chairs

2016 Brochure

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