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Rachel Kadish - THE WEIGHT OF INK

04/02/2019 - 7:00PM

Join us at the New Orleans JCC where Rachel Kadish, author of the award-winning book, THE WEIGHT OF INK, will speak about her “electrifying and ambitious” novel A gifted writer, astonishingly adept at nuance, narration, and the politics of passion."—Toni Morrison Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, TTHE WEIGHT OF INK is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind...

Flint Taylor - THE TORTURE MACHINE

04/03/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us when civil rights attorney Flint Taylor presents THE TOURTURE MACHINE. Unfolding against the backdrop of Chicago politics from the late ‘60s to the present, his book is the political memoir of a tireless freedom fighter with a sense of humor; it is also a guide to the inner workings of the legal system, the importance of investigative reporting, and the power of community engagement to help turn the tide against police brutality. A lawyer for the people, Flint Taylor has spent nearly...

Whitney Stewart - WHAT DO YOU CELEBRATE?

04/06/2019 - 10:30AM

Please join us as we celebrate the launch of children's book author Whitney Stewart's new picture book, WHAT DO YOU CELEBRATE?: Holidays and Festivals Around the World. Whitney will give a reading, and engage us in interactive craft activities from the book demonstrating some fun ways to celebrate holidays, to be followed by a book signing. Holidays are fun—and so is this picture book that introduces kids to 14 celebrations from around the world! Across the globe, every country has its...

An Evening with Armor Towles - A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW

04/09/2019 - 7:00PM

Please join Octavia Books for a special evening with New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles presenting A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, celebrating the paperback release of this book. Octavia Books is proud to bring this exciting event to New Orleans JCC. Get Tickets NowBuy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '59091157242', modal:...

An Evening with Amor Towles - A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW

04/09/2019 - 7:00PM

Please join Octavia Books for a special evening with New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles presenting A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, celebrating the paperback release of this book. Octavia Books is proud to bring this exciting event to New Orleans JCC. Get Tickets Now Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '59091157242',...

Jamie Bernstein - FAMOUS FATHER GIRL

04/10/2019 - 7:00PM

Join us at the New Orleans JCC where author Jamie Bernstein will discuss FAMOUS FATHER GIRL: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein. Her presentation will be followed by a booksigning. The oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir The composer of On the Town and West Side Story, chief conductor of the New York Philharmonic, television star, humanitarian, friend of...

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