OPENING NIGHT – Sa Feb 8
The Betty Averbach Foundation Author Series
GARY SHTEYNGART / Lake Success
“Incredibly smart, incredibly funny, incredibly tragic, and therefore incredibly human.”
This is a biting, emotionally resonant novel of our times where two imperfect, brilliantly realized characters navigate the Shteyngartian chaos of their own making.
Gary Shteyngart is the incredibly smart and incredibly funny New York Times bestselling author of the Super Sad True Love Story, Absurdistan, and Little Failure. He is a master of satire.
CLOSING NIGHT – Th Feb 13
JAMIE BERNSTEIN / Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein
With guest musicians
From the daughter of revered composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, the book answers the question she is most often asked: “What was it like to have a father who was the most celebrated and multifaceted Jewish American musician of the 20th century?” Short answer: not boring. Longer answer: her book.
Jamie Bernstein is an author, broadcaster, filmmaker and concert narrator.