FOL Events

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FOL Meet the Author Series: Daniel Paisner

Thursday, May 26

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Port resident and prolific author, ghostwriter and novelist Daniel Paisner discusses his new book, A Single Happened Thing. This novel about neurosis, intimacy, and balancing familial needs while juggling two careers and the demands of modern life is also a charming and memorable parable about losing your mind and finding yourself in the age of anxiety. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


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FOL Meet the Author Series: Lauren Belfer

Tuesday, June 14

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The New York Times-bestselling author of A Fierce Radiance and City of Light returns with a new powerful and passionate novel—inspired by historical events—about two women, one European and one American, and the mysterious choral masterpiece by Johann Sebastian Bach that changes both their lives.  The FOL welcomes author Lauren Belfer discussing her new historical novel After the Fire.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.


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