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Author Talk with Letty Cottin Pogrebin in conversation with André Bernard

LETTY COTTIN POGREBIN is an author, activist, and national public speaker.A founding editor and writer for Ms. Magazine, Pogrebin is also the author of twelve books, ten nonfiction and two novels, including the soon to be published  Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy.  Other recent titles include  How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick, part memoir, part…

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Author Talk – Belinda Rathbone on her book “George Rickey: A Life in Balance”

George Rickey: A Life in Balance with Belinda Rathbone Join author of the new biography, George Rickey: A Life in Balance, Belinda Rathbone as she traces the story of Rickey’s evolutionary break from the familiar idiom of Calder’s invention – the mobile – to create a new language of kinetic sculpture all his own. Belinda Rathbone is…

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Author Talk – Alice Sedgewick Wohl on her book “As It Turns Out: Thinking About Edie and Andy”

Alice Sedgwick Wohl is an independent scholar, translator, and local author. Her translations include The Life of Michelangelo by Ascanio Condivi, The Lives of the Modern Painters, Sculptors and Architects by Giovan Pietro Bellori, and On Antique Painting by Francisco de Hollanda. She will read from her new book As It Turns Out: Thinking About Edie and Andy, followed by a…

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Author Talk with Historian John Demos

Travels With Witchcraft: A Historian Looks Back John Demos is the Samuel Knight Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University.  His books include ENTERTAINING SATAN: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England, THE UNREDEEMED CAPTIVE: A Family Story From Early New England,  THE HEATHEN SCHOOL: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic, and THE ENEMY…

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Community Conversation with LitNet featuring local author Jana Laiz

For the Stockbridge Library community and intermediate English language learners who want a space to listen and speak in English in a safe community.   Jana Laiz, is a writer and educator living in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. She is the author of the award-winning novels Weeping Under This Same Moon (in development for film), The Twelfth Stone,…

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Author Talk – Salmon Wars with Doug Frantz and Catherine Collins in conversation with Jim Brooke

A Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent and a former private investigator dive deep into the murky waters of the international salmon farming industry, exposing the unappetizing truth about a fish that is not as good for you as you have been told. A decade ago, farmed Atlantic salmon replaced tuna as the most popular fish on North America’s dinner tables. We…

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Author Talk – Matthew Cole in conversation with André Bernard

Matthew Cole, author of Code Over Country : the Tragedy and Corruption of Seal Team Six, will be in conversation with André Bernard, Vice President of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Matthew Cole has covered national security since 2005 for U.S. television networks and print outlets. He has reported extensively on the CIA’s post-9/11 transformation, including identifying and locating a secret…

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Community Conversation with LitNet featuring local author Jana Laiz

For the Stockbridge Library community and intermediate English language learners who want a space to listen and speak in English in a safe community.   Jana Laiz, is a writer and educator living in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. She is the author of the award-winning novels Weeping Under This Same Moon (in development for film), The Twelfth Stone,…

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Conversation with Ronald Barron: Retired Principal Trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

RONALD BARRON was Principal Trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1975 until 2008. He joined the orchestra in 1970 after being a member of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and also served as Principal Trombonist of the Boston Pops for thirteen seasons. Mr. Barron is a graduate of the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of…

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