Book Festival in Your Living Room | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Book Festival in Your Living Room

Rochester Jewish Book Festival is thrilled to be partnering with the JCC Literary Consortium to bring you Book Festival In Your Living.

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email mindy@kidsoutandabout.com so we can update it immediately.

WEBINAR LINKS: You will receive an e-mail with the link to join the webinars you've purchased both 24 hours and 1 hour before each event. Check your junk mail folder if you do not receive these when expected. You may want whitelist e-mails from "JCC Rochester" to make sure you get them in your inbox, and also be sure to enter your e-mail address accurately when placing your order.

Sunday, November 8, 1pm (EST)

NATAN SHARANSKY & GIL TROY
Never Alone: Prison, Politics, and My People
 In Conversation with Nadia Bilchik, Local Media Personality, Author, and Noted Speaker
TICKETS: $6
BOOK: Never Alone $30
*****
Monday, November 9, 8pm (EST)
ESTHER SAFRAN FOER
I Want You to Know We’re Still Here:
A Post Holocaust Memoir
 
Opening Kristallnacht Memorial Prayer with Rabbi Brian Glusman, Director of Outreach and Engagement, MJCCA
TICKETS: FREE
BOOK: I Want You to Know We’re Still Here: A Post Holocaust Memoir $27
*****
Tuesday, November 10, 1pm (EST)
RACHEL BEANLAND + KRISTIN HARMEL
Florence Adler Swims Forever +
The Book of Lost Names
 
In Conversation with Andrea Peskind Katz, Founder, greatthoughts.com; Great Thoughts, Great Readers Book Salon
TICKETS: $6
BOOK:
Florence Adler Swims Forever $26
The Book of Lost Names
 $28
*****
 
Tuesday, November 10, 8pm (EST)
DALE BERRA
My Dad, Yogi: A Memoir of Family and Baseball
 
In conversation with Jason Evans, Local Media Personality
TICKETS: $11
BOOK: My Dad, Yogi: A Memoir of Family and Baseball $16
*****

Thursday, November 12, 2pm (EST)

MICHAEL OREN
The Night Archer and Other Stories

In Conversation with Nadia Bilchik, Former Editorial Producer, CNN, Noted Author and Speaker

TICKETS: $6
BOOK: The Night Archer and Other Stories $28

*****
 
Thursday, November 12, 8pm (EST)
JIM McCLOSKEY & PHILIP LERMAN
When Truth is All You Have: A Memoir of Faith, Justice, and Freedom for the Wrongly Convicted

In conversation with Rabbi Brian Glusman, Director Outreach and Engagement, MJCCA

TICKETS: $11
BOOK: When Truth is All You Have: A Memoir of Faith, Justice, and Freedom for the Wrongly Convicted $27

*****
 
Saturday, November 14, 8pm (EST)
LAWRENCE WRIGHT
The End of October
 
In conversation with Greg Changnon, former books columnist for the Atlanta Journal Constituion
TICKETS: $11
BOOK: The End of October $28
*****
 
Sunday, November 15, 3pm (EST)
RAFFI BERG
Red Sea Spies:
The True Story of Mossad’s Fake Diving Resort
 
With Special Guest Former Mossad Commandor Dani Limor
TICKETS: $11
BOOK: Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad’s Fake Diving Resort $27
*****
 
Monday, November 16, 8pm (EST)
ARIEL SABAR
Veritas: A Harvard Professor, A Con Man,
and the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife
 
In conversation with Gail Evans, Former EVP, CNN
TICKETS: $11
BOOK: Veritas: A Harvard Professor, A Con Man, and the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife $30
*****
 
Wednesday, November 18, 8pm (EST)
MICHAEL IAN BLACK + CLEO STILLER
A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son + Modern Manhood: Conversations About the Complicated World of Being a Good Man Today
 

In Conversation with Mara Davis, Local Atlanta Media Maven

TICKETS: $11
BOOK:
A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son $25
Modern Manhood: Conversations About the Complicated World of Being a Good Man Today
 $26

*****
 
Friday, November 20, 2pm (EST)
MIMI LEMAY
What We Will Become: A Mother, a Son, and a Journey of Transformation
 
In Conversation with Holly Firfer, CNN Journalist
 
TICKETS: FREE
BOOK: What We Will Become: A Mother, a Son, and a Journey of Transformation $27
*****
 
Wednesday, December 2, 7:30pm (EST)
INA GARTEN
Modern Comfort Food:
A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
 

In Conversation with Michael Ian Black, Comedian, Actor, and Author

TICKETS: $45
BOOK: Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook included with ticket purchase

 

 
BUY BOOKS!
To purchase a book for an upcoming event, simply go to the ticket page for the author's event. Under each event, you'll have the option to select the event link and a book as separate "tickets." 
 

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
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United States

Phone:

585.750.3335
Contact name: 
Ronny Frishman
Dates: 
12/02/2020
Time: 
See schedule for times
Price: 
Price depends on session and whether book purchase is desired

Ages

Adults without kids