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Greenwich author pens book for empty nesters

Contributed photo Greenwich psychotherapist Wendy Aronsson has published a book of advice for parents on coping once their children go off to college and their home becomes an “empty nest.” “For the first time in their lives, parents no longer have to shuttle their kids to soccer practice, make cookies for bake sales or spend […] [Read More]
Categories: books, business, Youth

Suggest a book for Greenwich

Greenwich Reads Together is a community-wide reading experience aimed at engaging all of Greenwich in exploring a single book. What do you think we should read next? Suggest a book by here. Greenwich Reads Together 2014 will take place this Fall. In order to be selected, the book should be of high literary quality, reflective of […] [Read More]
Categories: books, Greenwich Library

Author to discuss WWII family memoir

Round Hill Community Church is hosting a meet-and-greet with author Marianne Szegedy-Maszák at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25. Szegedy-Maszák  has written “I Kiss Your Hands Many Times: Hearts, Souls, and Wars in Hungary,” the story of the author’s family in pre- and post-World War II Europe. Round Hill Community Church is located at 395 Round […] [Read More]
Categories: arts, books

Greenwich author wins LGBT book award

Greenwich author Alexandra Bogdanovic‘s “Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey“ has won first prize in the gay literature category at the 2013 New England Book Festival. The book, Bogdanovic’s first, is an autobiographical account of her experience being married to a man who would later undergo surgery to become a woman. Bogdanovic accepted the award […] [Read More]
Categories: books, Byram

Life After Life, The Goldfinch top library’s best books of 2013

 Got some time off during the holidays and looking to fill the hours with a good read? The Greenwich Library staff has given its picks for some of the best books of 2013. Choices of library staff include the historical fantast “Life After Life” (which I also recommend), Donna Tartt’s anticipated “The Goldfinch” and  some unexpected […] [Read More]

Thomas Cahill visit to library reschedule

A talk by acclaimed historian and author Thomas Cahill, scheduled for today, has been moved to Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. Cahill will discuss his newly released book Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created our World. Heretics and Heroes is volume VI in the ambitious Hinges of History series, the […] [Read More]

Greenwich women publish book of poetry

Greenwich Pen Women, a branch of the National League of American Pen Women, is a non-profit organization of women artists, writers, and musicians. On Monday, Oct. 21, the group will celebrate the launch of its poetry book, Women’s Voices of the 21st Century: Experiences That Shape Women. The event will take place from 5 to […] [Read More]
Categories: arts, books

Cos Cob Library to host book club meeting tonight

Cos Cob Library will host tonight the latest meeting of its evening book club. Led by facilitator Suzie Carter, the group discusses popular fiction and non-fiction. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. and runs until 8:45 p.m. Thursday’s book is Vaddey Ratner’s “In the Shadow of the Banyan,” which tells the story of a young […] [Read More]
Categories: books