Saturday, May 21, 2011

A Rope and a Prayer

Monday night May 23rd @ 7:30pm at the New Canaan Library you will have the opportunity to hear David Rohde speak about his amazing book "A Rope and a Prayer, A Kidnapping From Two Sides." Finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting David was a correspondent for The New York Times when he was kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan. As the seven months of captivity pass, his wife, Kristen Mulvihill, family and the staff of the New York Times work diligently for his freedom. This is the story of faith, resilience and survival. Don't miss it.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Author Talk with Jeff Benedict

Don't miss Jeff Benedict tonight at the New Canaan Library, 7:30pm

His latest book
"Poisoned-The True Story of the Deadly E. coli Outbreak That Changed the Way Americans Eat" is sure to open your eyes.
"Fast Food Nation" meets "A Civil Action" in this gripping account of how we learned the hard way to truly watch what we eat.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

New Canaan's Modern Homes

A beautiful new book on modern architecture, "Tomorrow's Houses, New England Moderism" by Alexander Gorlin & Geoffrey Gross was recently published with many of the lovely homes of New Canaan included. Pick up a copy to enjoy an armchair tour of these wonderful structures.

Want to see the actual homes? Join the New Canaan Historical Society's 2011 Modern House Day Tour + Symposium: Seeing Modern Saturday, May 14, 2011 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Call 203-966-1776 for reservations.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Good Stuff

I was lucky enough to attend a book party at Ralph Lauren's beautiful new store on Madison Avenue for Jennifer Grant. Her memoir "Good Stuff" is a lovely, touching memory of her famous father Cary Grant. Filled with momentos and photos this memoir shares the warm and affectionate relationship Jennifer and her famous Dad Cary shared. A feel good read.Stop by to pick up a copy.