The Claire T. Carney Library Associates proudly presents its 10th Annual Authors Brunch to be held at UMass Dartmouth's Woodland Commons on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at noon. The event will feature Anita Diamant, Peggy W. Fellouris, Alex Kershaw and Joyce Maynard.
Anita Diamant is an author of non-fiction and fiction. Her first novel, The Red Tent, was a New York Times bestseller along with her latest novel, The Boston Girl. She is also the author of several books of non-fiction based on her Jewish faith.
Peggy W. Fellouris is a former family therapist and divorce mediator who has authored several books. Her latest book, Three Boys and a Boat, was listed by the New York Times Book Review under the heading Unforgettable Stories.
Alex Kershaw is the widely acclaimed author of the New York Times bestsellers, The Bedford Boys and The Longest Winter. A World War II historian, his most recent book, Avenue of Spies, tells the true story of an American doctor in Paris and his heroic espionage efforts.
Joyce Maynard is a journalist, author and academic who is known for writing candidly about her personal life. For six years, she wrote a weekly syndicated column, Domestic Affairs. Her non-fiction work, At Home in the World, spoke of her romance with J.D. Salinger.
A Q&A will follow the lecture along with a book signing. Books by the authors will be available for sale at the brunch. Cost of the brunch is $35. Checks can be made out to the Claire T. Carney Library Associates and mailed to Rita Raymond, 1032 Sterling Street, New Bedford, MA 02745. Reservations should be made by March 31st 2016. Phone reservations can be placed at 508-995-3528.