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The Book Festival of the MJCCA Nov. 4-20

For 25 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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Upcoming Programs

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NYT Bestselling Author Nelson DeMille, The Cuban Affair
9-26-2017
Tuesday
7:30 pm
MJCCA - Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Justice Stephen Breyer,
The Court and the World

11-04-2017
Saturday
8:15 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Glenn Frankel, High Noon
11-05-2017
Sunday
12:00 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Gail Saltz, The Power of Different
11-05-2017
Sunday
3:00 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Walter Isaacson,
Leonardo da Vinci

11-05-2017
Sunday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Adam Piore,
The Body Builders and
Bonnie Rochman,
The Gene Machine

11-06-2017
Monday
12 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Steve Dorff,
I Wrote That One, Too:
My Life in Songwriting

11-06-2017
Monday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Marilyn Simon Rothstein,
Lift and Separate &
Jamie Brenner,
The Forever Summer

11-07-2017
Tuesday
12:00 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Harry Maziar, Story Selling
11-07-2017
Tuesday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Lisa Lillien, Clean & Hungry
OBSESSED!

11-08-2017
Wednesday
12:00 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Jeff Rossen,
Rossen to the Rescue

11-08-2017
Wednesday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Holocaust Memorial
Kristallnacht Observance at the Besser Memorial
11-09-2017
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
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Arts and Culture
Sam Massell &
Charles McNair
Play it Again, Sam

11-09-2017
Thursday
10 AM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Arts and Culture
Patricia Bernstein,
Ten Dollars to Hate

11-09-2017
Thursday
12:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Alexandra Zapruder,
Twenty-Six Seconds

11-09-2017
Thursday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Jane Healey,
Saturday Evening Girls Club &
Marie Benedict,The Other Einstein

11-10-2017
Friday
12 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Reza Aslan,
God: A Human History

11-11-2017
Saturday
8:00 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Michael Bar-Zohar,
Phoenix: Shimon Peres
and the Secret History of Israel

11-12-2017
Sunday
3:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Peter Eisner,
MacArthur's Spies &
Steven Ross,
Hitler in Los Angeles

11-12-2017
Sunday
12:00 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
SARGE, Black Boychik
11-12-2017
Sunday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Pam Jenoff,
The Orphan's Tale &
Mark Sullivan,
Beneath a Scarlet Sky

11-13-2017
Monday
12:00 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Joy Mangano, Inventing Joy
11-13-2017
Monday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Pamela Sampson
with Henry Gallant,
No Reply

11-13-2017
Monday
10 AM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Arts and Culture
Jonathan Goldsmith,
Stay Interesting &

Jen Glantz,
Always a Bridesmaid

11-14-2017
Tuesday
7:30 PM
The Rich Theatre
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Nicole Krauss, Forest Dark
11-14-2017
Tuesday
12 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Streit's Matzo
and the American Dream

Documentary Screening

11-15-2017
Wednesday
10:00 AM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Michele Streit Heilbrun, Matzo
11-15-2017
Wednesday
12 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Annabelle Gurwitch,
Wherever You Go,
There They Are

11-15-2017
Wednesday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Donnie Kanter Winokur,
Chancer

11-16-2017
Thursday
10:00 AM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Arts and Culture
Rachel Kadish,
The Weight of Ink
&
Lauren Belfer,
And After the Fire

11-16-2017
Thursday
12:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Dave Barry, Alan Zweibel,
and Adam Mansbach,
For This We Left Egypt?

11-16-2017
Thursday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Book Festival
Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush, Sisters First: Stories From Our Wild And Wonderful Life
11-18-2017
Saturday
8:00 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Souad Mekhennet,
I Was Told To Come Alone

11-19-2017
Sunday
3:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Arts and Culture
Dan Rather, What Unites Us
11-19-2017
Sunday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Rafi Kohan, The Arena
& Gary Belsky, Up Your Game

11-19-2017
Sunday
12:00 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets
Arts and Culture
Al Franken, Giant of the Senate
11-20-2017
Monday
7:30 PM
MJCCA-Zaban Park
Tickets

Over the years, the Book Festival has played host to some of the most lauded authors, journalists, scholars, and personalities of our day, including Thomas Friedman, Chris Matthews, Scott Turow, Jeffrey Toobin, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, Alan Alda, Mitch Albom, Pat Conroy, E.L. Doctorow, Norman Mailer, Leon Uris, Elie Wiesel, Rabbi Harold Kushner, Gene Wilder, Annie Leibovitz, Larry King, Madeleine Albright, and Yann Martel -- just to name a few!

From history to mystery, fact to fiction, politics to religion, and humor to political satire, the Book Festival's exceptional repertoire has something to offer all book lovers.

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