April 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
An Evening with Amor Towles and Mitchell Kaplan
Books & Books and the Hub at Temple Beth Am present…
An Evening with Amor Towles
in conversation with
discussing Table for Two
Friday, April 5th, 8 PM
Address: Frankel Center for Performing Arts at the Hub at Temple Beth Am | 5950 N. Kendall Drive, Pinecrest, FL 33156.
Books & Books and the Hub are delighted to host mega-bestselling author Amor Towles for Table for Two, a richly detailed and sharply drawn collection of stories set in New York and Los Angeles. He will be in conversation with our very own Mitchell Kaplan!
Each ticket admits up to two (2) guests into the venue and includes one (1) copy of TABLE FOR TWO.
About the Book:
From the mega-bestselling author of The Lincoln Highway, A Gentleman in Moscow, and Rules of Civility, a richly detailed and sharply drawn collection of stories set in New York and Los Angeles
The millions of readers of Amor Towles are in for a treat as the bestselling novelist now turns to shorter fiction, in a collection of six stories and a novella featuring all the storytelling magic that has delighted his fans. In stories all set in New York City, an elderly, widowed man secretly tapes concerts in Carnegie Hall, until the investment banker sitting next to him turns him in; a lawyer’s unadulterated joy in roller-skating in Central Park wreaks havoc on his marriage; a young man with literary aspirations begins to forge famous writers’ signatures at the antiquarian bookstore where he works; and a retired art appraiser becomes obsessed with tracking down a fragment of a renowned painting from the Italian Renaissance. Table for Two closes with “Eve in Hollywood,” a noirish novella set against the glamour and grit of Hollywood’s golden age.
Written with his signature wit, humor, and sophistication, Table for Two is another glittering addition to Towles’s canon of stylish and transporting historical fiction.
About the Author:
Amor Towles is the author of New York Times bestsellers Rules of Civility, A Gentleman in Moscow, and The Lincoln Highway. The three novels have collectively sold millions of copies and have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. Towles lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children.
About the Moderator:
Mitchell Kaplan, a Miami Beach native, founded the independent bookstore chain Books & Books in 1982. Books & Books was named “Publishers’ Weekly Bookstore of the Year” in 2015. He is the co-founder of Miami Book Fair, a former president of the American Booksellers Association (ABA), and received the National Book Foundation’s prestigious “Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community” in 2011. He is the host of the podcast, “The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan” and with his partner Paula Mazur, formed the Mazur/Kaplan film production company to bring books to the screen.