Empire State Center for the Book Author Luncheon
Thursday, November 8, 12:00-1:30
Looking for a great place to have lunch with authors that will benefit a worthwhile project? Then come to the first annual Empire State Center for the Book Author Luncheon. The Center has arranged for authors and narrators to come and speak to the group about their works followed by autographing after lunch. Books by these authors will be available for free or at a minimal cost plus additional titles can be purchased at the conference bookstore.
Tickets are $45
Please visit the Empire State Center for the Book's website for more information on the organization.
Karen Engelmann is a writer and designer. She was born and raised in the American Midwest, then moved to Sweden after completing university studies in drawing and design. The city of Malmö was home base for eight years, but she now lives just north of NYC. Her most recent work, The Stockholm Octavo, is due to be released October 2012.
Edward Herrmann’s films include Nixon, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Annie, Intolerable Cruelty, The Aviator, and upcoming, You Are Here with Amy Poehler and Zack Galifianakis. On television’s Gilmore Girls he starred as the patriarch Richard Gilmore. He has also appeared on The Good Wife, Law & Order, 30 Rock, Grey’s Anatomy, and Oz. He earned an Emmy Award for The Practice, and remains well-known for his Emmy-nominated portrayals of FDR in Eleanor and Franklin and Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years. On Broadway, he won a Tony Award for his performance in Mrs. Warren's Profession. To hear Mr. Herrmann’s latest audiobook look for Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham, available Nov. 13th.