After the Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Festival, be sure to check out these upcoming author talks.   

Judith Viorst

Judith ViorstNearing Ninety: And Other Comedies of Late Life
Monday, May 4, 2020 | 1:00 PM

The newest illustrated poetry collection in bestselling author Judith Viorst’s “decade” series, explores with wisdom and humor, what it means to be an impending nonagenarian. Accompanied by Laura Gibson’s whimsical illustrations, Nearing Ninety’s amusing and touching reflections make this collection relatable to readers of all ages.

Viorst is the author of the beloved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; the Lulu books; The New York Times bestseller Necessary Losses; four musicals; and poetry for children and young adults.

Patron Sponsors: Bunny & Perry Radoff and Leah Stolar & Bruce Kessler

Author Talk Only: Member $6 | Public $9
Author Talk Plus Book Bundle: $17

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