Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Big Book Club Luncheon with Jane Green and Dorie Greenspan at the Bee and Thistle Inn

Join the wonderful folks from the Big Book Club for a lunch and learn at the Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme CT! Sponsored by The Day - Connecticut.

Meet two amazing authors, cookbook author Dorie Greenspan, and inspirational writer Jane Green.

When: Saturday, August 23 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Where: The Bee and Thistle Inn, 100 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371

Information: $45 ticket price includes lunch and dessert at the beautiful Bee and Thistle Inn. Books will be available for sale by Bank Square Books of Mystic, CT.

Tickets available HERE

Welcome and book signing by award-winning cookbook author, Dorie Greenspan

Dorie is the author of Baking: From My Home to Yours,  Paris Sweets: Great Desserts From the City's Best Pastry Shops, and Around My French Table, and MORE!

Keynote Speaker: Jane Green

Jane Green is the author of fifteen bestselling novels which are mature stories of real women dealing with obstacles that forever change our lives, from the blissful to the tragic, and all told with her trademark wit, wisdom, and compassion. Her newest is no exception. Tempting Fate is her riveting, heartrending, and ultimately hopeful new novel, praised by Kirkus as “a Scarlet Letter for the 21st Century.”

Jane wrote Family Pictures while sitting by the fireplace at the Bee & Thistle Inn. “I booked myself into the Bee & Thistle for a self-imposed writing retreat,” Green says. “They were actually closed, but the owners opened it up for me, and I spent every day sitting in a large wing chair by the fire writing. It was peaceful, beautiful, and the perfect environment to allow me to lose myself in my characters for five days. I actually managed to finish my book in that wing chair, and hugely look forward to doing it again soon.”

Don't miss this wonderful event on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Bee and Thistle Inn, and experience the special place where Jane found her inspiration for Family Pictures.
For more information visit the Big Book Club at http://www.thebigbookclub.org/lunch-jane-green-bee-thistle-inn/

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