The Last Train to London – is an IndieNext Pick pick for New in Paperback for July 2020! It’s also:
• a National Jewish Book Award finalist
• an international bestseller and a national bestseller in the U.S., Canada, and Europe
• a Historical Novel Society Editor’s Choice
• and published or forthcoming in 20 languages!
More about it here.
Read a bit about Meg and the novel in Punch Magazine.
All virtual unless otherwise noted; all times are Eastern Time.
8.24 Scott Simon’s Open Book, 6:15 ET
10.20 Florida Multi-Host Jewish Book Festival Event, 12-4 pm. This multi-author, multi-host fiction writers forum is hosted by the Dave & Mary Alper JCC, Miami Beach JCC, David Posnack JCC, Adolph & Rose Levis JCC Sandler Center, Michael-Ann Russell JCC, and Roth JCC of Greater Orlando
10.25 JCC of Greater Albuquerque, 2 pm
10.29 MJCC Lit Fest Live!, 8 pm. MJCC Lit Fest Live! In Your Living Room is presented in partnership with the JCC Literary Consortium: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boulder, Cherry Hill, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Indianapolis, Nashville, Memphis, Miami, Rochester, St. Louis, Palm Beach, Palo Alto, Seattle.
10.30 Louis S. Wolk JCC of Greater Rochester, 12 noon – with Talia Carner and Charles Belfoure
11.6 Virtual Brunch! Hosted by the Bender JCC of Greater Washington, Rockville, MD, 11 am
11.19 Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center, East Hills, NY, 8 pm
1.17 Congregation B’nai Shalom, Walnut Creek, CA, 7 pm
1.25 Jewish Federation of Great Naples, 1 pm
1.26 Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, 7 pm
2.10 The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee, 7 pm
2.17 Har Zion Temple, Merion Station, PA 4 pm
3.2 Beth El Temple, Harrisburg, PA 7 pm
3.21 Tampa JCCs and Federation Sip & Speak Series, 6:30 pm
4.5 JCC of Central New Jersey and JCC MetroWest, Scotch Plains, NJ and West Orange, NJ, 1 pm
photo by Slade Kemmet, compliments of ClubBook.org
Past (2019 and 2020) Events for The Last Train to London
1.20 Kazerne Dossin, Mechelen, Belgium – in conversation with Henri Roanne-Rosenblatt, who as a 7-year-old fled from Vienna to Brussels with a children’s transport and went into hiding
1.21 The John Adams Institute, Amsterdam NL – in conversation with Ronald Leopold, director of the Anne Frank House, 8 pm
2.21 Rakestraw Books, 7 pm
3.12 CANCELLED Books Inc., Palo Alto, CA – I’ll be chatting with Jennifer Rosner about her debut novel, The Yellow Birds Sing, 7 pm
3.14-15 CANCELLED Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson AZ, Sat 11:30 in the Student Union Tucson Room with Jillian Cantor and Mamta Chaudhry, and Sun 2:30 in Modern Languages Room 350 with Jennifer Rosner and Lara Prescott
3.25 WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY Book Fair of Beth El Synagogue and Levin JCC, Durham NC, 4 pm
4.30 Housebound Unbound‘s “You Had To be There”: a virtual event hosted by the Columbia MO Unbound Book Festival. In conversation with Alex George and Whitney Sharer about historical fiction
5.1-1 CANCELLED Bay Area Book Festival, Berkeley, CA*
6.12 The Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg MD virtual event with Alex George
7.6-13 CANCELLED this year — but mark your calendars for 2021! The Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Squaw Valley CA* – I’m a special guest at the 50th year of this fabulous workshop, where my own first novel came out of the drawer to find its way in the world!
9.19 Books Inc., Palo Alto CA (9.9.19 – an auspicious-looking date for a launch party!), 7pm
9.10 Mrs. Dalloway’s Books, Berkeley CA, 7:30pm
9.11 Copperfield’s, Sebastopol CA, 7pm
9.16 Vroman’s, Pasadena CA, 7pm
9.17 Warwick’s, La Jolla CA, 7:30pm
9.19 Pages, Manhattan Beach CA, 7pm
9.20 Avid Reader, Davis CA, 7:30pm
9.21 NCIBA Author Buzz Lunch NCIBA (bookseller event)
9.24 Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento CA, 6pm
9.26 Towne Center Books, Pleasanton CA, 11:30am (ticketed luncheon)
9.26 A Great Good Place for Books, Oakland CA, 7pm
10.14 Literature Lover’s Night Out hosted by Valley Bookseller at Community Thread, 2300 W Orleans St, Stillwater MN, 7 pm (ticketed event)
10.15 Literature Lover’s Night Out hosted by Excelsior Bay Books at Trinity Episcopal Church, 322 2nd Street, Excelsior, MN, 7 pm (ticketed event)
10.19 Books ‘n’ Bottles at The Wilmette Wine Cellar, Wilmette IL, 4:00 pm (ticketed event)
10.20 Books ‘n’ Bottles at The Book Bin, Northbrook IL, 4:00 pm (ticketed event) — This was MY BOOKSTORE when I was growing up!
10.29 Bookshop West Portal, San Francisco CA, with E.R. Ramzipoor, 7 pm
11.7 Marcus JCC of Atlanta, Dunwoody GA, with Gillian Walnes Perry, 12:30 pm
11.10 JCC of Metro Detroit, West Bloomfield MI, 10am
11.20 Hamilton Jewish Federation Book Festival, Hamilton Ontario, 7 pm