Virtual Non-Fiction Book Club for Adults - The Plaza by Julie Satow * with Author Chat!

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Join us on Zoom to discuss this month's Virtual Non-Fiction Book Club selection, The Plaza by Julie Satow.  We are so happy that the author will be joining our Zoom discussion!  Books will be available at the Adult Help Desk.  If you need help acquiring a book, please reach out to Kelly Kuningas at kkuningas@wauclib.org.  

Once we are closer to the date of the meeting, you will receive a separate email with the Zoom link to join the discussion.  We are looking forward to reading and discussing with you!

"In THE PLAZA, Julie Satow has done a masterful job of creating a gripping narrative that spans just over a century. Her meticulously-researched tale starts with a grisly murder, and thus, in quasi-Shakespearean fashion, the reader lurches between the gritty concerns of the union-workers who built the edifice to the extravagant, excessive realm of the Plaza's various owners and inhabitants. Satow has written the stories of their entwinement with its marble halls and notorious grand ballroom in vivid, suspenseful detail."-Vicky Ward, New York Times bestselling author of The Liar's Ball and Kushner, Inc.

 "The Plaza Hotel has a long, sometimes storied, sometimes sordid history. All of it is compelling. People often use the expression, 'If these walls could talk...' Reading Julie Satow's wonderful and revelatory history of the fabled hostelry, I couldn't help but think that they'd talked -- a lot -- to her."-Michael Gross, New York Times bestselling author of 740 Park and House of Outrageous Fortune


Event Type(s): Adult Services
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