Author Archive

The 2019 Pick Is In!

Female PersuasionThe Female Persuasion

by Meg Wolitzer

A shy college freshman, Greer Kadetsky, finds her perspectives transformed by a mentor activist who is at the center of the women’s movement. This challenges Greer to discover herself in ways that take her far from the traditional life she ~envisioned at the side of her boyfriend.

Why The Female Persuasion?

~ Meg Wolitzer grew up in Syosset and is a member of the MFA faculty at Stony Brook University. She has written 12 works of literary fiction.

~ The Female Persuasion is a New York Times bestselling book and Meg Wolitzer is the New York Times-bestselling author of The Interestings, The Uncoupling, The Ten-Year Nap, The Position, The Wife, and Sleepwalking.

~ This work of literary fiction is both timely and important and will engage readers as well as spark discussion.

~ This book will appeal to adult and young adult readers.

~ The Female Persuasion is available in hardcover, audio book, large print, and downloadable formats.

~ Long Island Reads will honor Meg Wolitzer in person at an award ceremony on April 7, 2019.

 

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September 26, 2018 at 4:12 pm Leave a comment

2018 Author Event

Mike Massimino Event

The author will speak at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Seating is first come, first served. The event is free and open to all.

Tickets are available at https://LIReads2018.eventbrite.com.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Unable to make it, but still want to hear Mike Massimino speak? Be sure to like and follow our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LongIslandReads/ where we’ll be live streaming the event!

April 3, 2018 at 10:06 am 2 comments

Reader’s Guide

Reader's Guide Cover

Are you running a Spaceman book discussion at your Library? Find helpful tips to enhance your reading and book club experience with our Spaceman Readers Guide.

Don’t forget to tell your book club members about our Facebook live stream of this year’s Long Island Read’s event: https://www.facebook.com/LongIslandReads/.

April 2, 2018 at 2:25 pm Leave a comment

List of Local Library Events

Mike Massimino

Libraries around Long Island are celebrating this year’s selection with various events. Download our List of Local Library Events to find a program near you!

Don’t forget to like and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LongIslandReads/ to watch the live stream of Mike Massimino’s discussion being given at the Patchogue Theatre on Sunday, April 15 at 2 pm.

March 31, 2018 at 11:29 am Leave a comment

2018 Author Event

Spaceman

The author will speak at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts.

This event is now sold out. There will be a standby line at the theatre for those without tickets as there will likely be cancellations. No guarantees.

Missed out on getting a ticket, but still want to hear Mike Massimino speak? Be sure to like and follow our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LongIslandReads/ where we’ll be live streaming the event!

March 29, 2018 at 11:08 am Leave a comment

LI Reads Podcast is Live!

Mike Massimino

Half Hollow Hills Community Library’s latest “In the Stacks” podcast is all about Long Island Reads! Visit https://hhhlibrary.org/2018/03/14/special-podcast-for-long-island-reads/ to listen to committee co-chair Janet Schneider discuss this year’s selection Spaceman by Mike Massimino. Thank you Charlene Muhr and Ellen Druda for sharing this great book with everyone.

If you liked what you heard, make sure you get your free ticket to hear Mike Massimino speak at the Patchogue Theatre on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 2 pm. We hope to see you there.

March 16, 2018 at 11:27 am Leave a comment


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