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November Book Discussion: Writers Between the Covers

Writers Between the Covers: The Scandalous Romantic Lives of Legendary Literary Casanovas, Coquettes, and Cads by Shannon McKenna Schmidt & Joni Rendon

About the Book:

From Amazon

What happened off the page was often a lot spicier than what was written on it...
 Why did Norman Mailer stab his second wife at a party?  Who was Edith Wharton’s secret transatlantic lover? What motivated Anaïs Nin to become a bigamist?
Writers Between the Covers rips the sheets off these and other real-life love stories of the literati—some with fairy tale endings and others that resulted in break-ups, breakdowns, and brawls. Among the writers laid bare are Agatha Christie, who sparked the largest-ever manhunt in England as her marriage fell apart; Arthur Miller, whose jaw-dropping pairing with Marilyn Monroe proved that opposites attract, at least initially; and T.S. Eliot, who slept in a deckchair on his disastrous honeymoon.
From the best break-up letters to the stormiest love triangles to the boldest cougars and cradle-robbers, this fun and accessible volume—packed with lists, quizzes and in-depth exposés—reveals literary history’s most titillating loves, lusts, and longings.

About the Venue:

Established in November 2012 by a few longtime friends, and lovers of craft beer.

Our mission is to share our love of craft beer with the Midtown East neighborhood of NYC in a relaxed, inviting, and friendly atmosphere.  We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and aim to make each new customer a "regular", if not a friend.  We promise to support local brewers, offer a rotating craft beer selection, and serve quality wines, as well as the finest spirits and whiskeys.

Housekeeping Items  
~Please be courteous by ordering food and drinks at the venue.

~Final RSVPs will be due Wednesday, November 28th midnight to provide to the venue.

~As usual, I will also send out my cell number to those attending the night before the event.

~There is a$1 FEE for this event. 

Looking forward to seeing you there! ~Hazel

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Wish I could go, but I didn't read the book! Have fun.

    November 27, 2013

  • Patricia M.

    All sounds great. Sorry I will miss it because I am going away for the Thanksgiving holiday for five days. Hope to make it next time. Happy Turkey day to all.

    November 13, 2013

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