We are thrilled to be partnering with the JCC Literary Consortium to bring you the Mandell JCC Book Festival In Your Living Room, a virtual series of author Zoom talks and Q&As.

Kathy Binder & Kathy Fishman - Co-Chairs

 

ABOUT THE JCC LITERARY CONSORTIUM: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boulder, Cherry Hill, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Indianapolis, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, Palm Beach Gardens, Palo Alto, Rochester, and Seattle (not all JCCs participate in all programs).

TICKET PURCHASE: All tickets will be purchased through the Marcus JCC of Atlanta

BOOK PURCHASE: Some events require a book purchase to access the event. For these, or for any other event with a book purchase option, books will be shipped immediately following the event date. Please allow about a week for delivery. Shipping is included on all book purchases. Be sure to include your mailing address when completing your order.

 

 

 


 

September Events

 

 Wednesday, September 23 | 8:00 pm EST

Jodi Picoult

The Book of Two Ways: A Novel

In Conversation with Judy Blume, New York Times Bestselling Author and Owner, Books & Books, Key West

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $36 includes one copy of The Book of Two Ways (includes shipping)

 

 

 

 Wednesday, September 30 | 8:00 pm EST

Deepak Chopra

Total Meditation: Practices In Living the Awakened Life

With guest host Nadia Bilchik, CNN Editorial Producer

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $31 includes one signed copy of book (includes shipping)

 

 

 

 

 

October Events

 

 Monday, October 5 | 8:00 pm EST

Eric Furda and Jacques Steinberg

The College Conversation: A Practical Companion for Parents to Guide Their Children Along the Path to Higher Education 

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $6 or $36 for one event ticket and one copy of book (includes shipping) 

 

 

 Tuesday, October 6 | 8:00 pm EST

Casey Cep

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee 

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 or $24 for one event ticket and paperback copy of book (includes shipping)

 

  

 Thursday, October 8 | 8:00 pm EST

Colin Quinn

Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the 50 States

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $36 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (includes shipping)

 

 

 

  

 Tuesday, October 13 | 6:30 pm EST

FOR KIDS!

Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos (illustrator)

I Am Anne Frank & I Am Benjamin Franklin

(Ordinary People Change the World Series)

For children ages 5 - 8

In Conversation with Holly Firfer, CNN Journalist

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $6 or $23 for one virtual ticket and copy of either book (includes shipping) or $40 for one virtual ticket and copy of both books (includes shipping)

 


 

 

 

  

 Thursday, October 15 | 8:00 pm EST

Steve Madden

The Cobbler: How I Disrupted an Industry, Fell from Grace, and Came Back Stronger Than Ever

In conversation with Holly Firfer, CNN Journalist  

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $36 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (includes shipping)

 

 

  

 Thursday, October 22 | 8:00 pm EST

Judy Gold

Yes, I Can Say That: When They Come for the Comedians, We Are All In Trouble

In Conversation with Mara Davis, Local Media Personality

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $30 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (includes shipping)

 


 

 

 

 Sunday, October 25 8:00 pm EST

Harlan Coben

The Boy From the Woods

In Conversation with Emily Giffin, New York Times Bestselling Author

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $23 for one virtual ticket and paperback copy of book (includes shipping)

 

   

 Tuesday, October 27 | 8:00 pm EST

Nancy Grace

Don’t be a Victim: Fighting Back against America’s Crime Wave

In conversation with John Lemley, Sirius Radio Host  

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $36 for one virtual ticket and one copy of book (includes shipping)

 

  

 Thursday, October 29 | 8:00 pm EST

Mike Leven

Can’t Do It Yourself: How Commitment to Others Leads to Personal Prosperity

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $36 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (includes shipping)

 

 

 

 

November Events

 

 Sunday, November 8 1:00 pm EST

Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy 

Never Alone

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $6 for one virtual ticket or $36 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (includes shipping)

 


 

 

  

 Sunday, November 8 8:00 pm EST

Joan Lunden

Why Did I Come Into This Room? A Candid Conversation About Aging

In Conversation with Holly Firfer, CNN Journalist

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A 

Tickets: $11 for one event ticket or $36 for one event ticket and copy of book (includes shipping)

 


 

 

 

 Monday, November 9 | 8:00 pm EST

Esther Safran Foer

I Want You to Know We’re Still Here: A Post Holocaust Memoir

In conversation with one of her sons - TBD

Opens with Kristallnacht Commemoration - Rabbi Brian Glusman

Tickets: Free virtual ticket or one virtual ticket and one copy of book for $35 (includes shipping)

 

 

 Tuesday, November 10 1:00 pm EST

A Two-Author Event

Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever: A Novel 

Kristin Harmel

Book of Last Names: A Novel

In Conversation with Andrea Peskind Katz

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $6 or $34 for one virtual ticket and copy of either book (includes shipping) or $55 for one virtual ticket and copy of both books (includes shipping)

 

 

 

 Tuesday, November 10 8:00 pm EST 

Dale Berra

My Dad, Yogi

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A 

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $24 for one virtual ticket and paperback copy of book (shipping included)

 


 

 

 

 Wednesday, November 11 | 8:00 pm EST

Cameron Douglas

Long Way Home

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $24 for one virtual ticket and paperback copy of book (shipping included)

 


 

 

 

 Thursday, November 12 | 8:00 pm EST 

Jim McCloskey and Philip Lerman

When the Truth is All You Have: A Memoir of Faith, Justice, and Freedom for the Wrongly Convicted

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $35 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (shipping included)

 

 

 Saturday, November 14 | 8:00 pm EST  

Lawrence Wright

The End of October: A Novel

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A 

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $35 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (shipping included)

 


 

 

 

 Sunday, November 15 3:00 pm EST  

Raffi Berg

Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad’s Fake Diving Resort

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $35 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (shipping included)

 

 

Monday, November 16 | 8:00 pm EST 

Ariel Sabar

Veritas: A Harvard Professor, A Con Man, and the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $36 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (shipping included)

 


 

 

 

 Tuesday, November 17 | 1:00pm EST

LOCAL AUTHOR SHOWCASE!

Harry Stern

My Brothers’ Keeper: A Novel

Sandra Berman

Whitewashed

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: Program is FREE with advance registration.

 

 TBA


 

 

 Wednesday, November 18 8:00 pm EST

TWO-AUTHOR EVENT

Michael Ian Black

A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son

Cleo Stiller

Modern Manhood: Conversations About the Complicated World of Being a Good Man Today

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $32 for one virtual ticket and copy of either book (shipping included), or $50 for one virtual ticket and copy of both books

 

 

 Thursday, November 19 | 8:00 pm EST

Rachel Bloom

I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are

Music and Multi-Media Presentation!

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $11 for one virtual ticket or $36 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (shipping included)

 


 

 

 

 Friday, November 20 | 2:00 pm EST

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Mimi Lemay

What We Will Become: A Mother, Son, and a Journey of Transformation

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: Free or $35 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (shipping included)

 


 

 

 

 Sunday, November 22 1:00 pm EST   

FOR KIDS!

Melissa Clark

Kid in the Kitchen: 100 Recipes and Tips for Young Home Cooks

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: Free for one virtual ticket or $30 for one virtual ticket and copy of book (shipping included)

 


 

 

 


 

  

Past Events

 



 

 

 

 

 

Ruth Ware

One By One

Fred Guttenberg

Find the Helpers: What 9/11 and Parkland Taught Me About Recovery, Purpose, and Hope

Ken Follett

The Evening and the Morning (The Prequel to The Pillars of the Earth)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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