The Lessans Family Literary Series

LESSANS FAMILY Literary Series

All year long, we will bring you the best and brightest authors and artists from around the country for special events!

 


 

Sarah Rose – D-Day Girls Friday, November 8th - 10:30 AM
Elizabeth Weitzman – Renegade Women in Film & TV Sunday, November 10th - 5:00 PM
An Evening of True Crime Wednesday, December 4th - 7:00 PM

Sarah Rose – D-Day Girls

Friday, November 8th
10:30 AM

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LESSANS FAMILY LITERARY SERIES Presents: A Conversation with Sarah Rose

D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II

Friday, November 8
10:00 AM | Coffee + Light Breakfast
10:30 AM | Presentation

Rose will discuss the dramatic, untold true story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain’s elite spy agency who helped pave the way for Allied victory in World War II.  No need to read the book to enjoy!

Book sales available through our partner, Friends of the Library, Rockville Chapter, at the event.

LESSANS FAMILY LITERARY SERIES Presents: A Conversation with Elizabeth Weitzman

Renegade Women in Film & TV

Sunday, November 10
5:00 PM | Author Presentation
6:30 PM | Closing Night Reception – Fall Arts Festival

During a historic time of change in the entertainment industry, Weitzman will discuss the women who broke glass ceilings in film and television.  No need to read the book to enjoy!

Receive a 20% discount on the book price when you purchase a Ticket with Book prior to event day.

An Evening of True Crime

Wednesday, December 4th
7:00 PM

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LESSAN FAMILY LITERARY SERIES
An Evening of True Crime
Margalit Fox + Edward Berenson, in conversation

Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World’s Most Famous Detective Writer (Margalit Fox) and 
The Accusation: Blood Libel in an American Town (Edward Berenson)

Wednesday, December 4
6:30 PM | Pre-program reception
7:00 PM | Conversation

Fox and Berenson discuss their experiences writing about two real life cases involving antisemitism, sensational stories, and scandalous accusations.  No need to read the book to enjoy!

Receive a 20% discount on the book price when you purchase a Ticket with Book prior to event day.