Events for We Were the Lucky Ones

Upcoming Events

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Recent Readings, Conversations and Signings

Hub City Bookshop (virtual)
Thursday, March 31, 2022, 6:00-7:00 pm EST
Conversation with Melissa Fu, author of Peach Blossom Spring
Register for Crowdcast link here.

Montgomery County Public Libraries (virtual)
Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 2:00-3:15 pm EST
Author Talk. Register for Zoom link here.

Bedford Playhouse
Tuesday, November 9, 7:30pm EST
633 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506

Ridgefield Men’s Club
Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 11:00 am EST
47 Continental Dr, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 06877
Stay Tuned for Details

Westport Writers Workshop (virtual)
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 7:00-8:30 pm EST
We Were the Lucky Ones: The Story Behind the Story

Wisconsin Public Library System (virtual)
Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 6:00 pm CST (7:00 pm EST)
Conversation with Lauren Fox, author of Send for Me

Darien, CT (virtual) Darien Men’s Association Speaker Program
Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 10:30 am EST
Watch video

Wilmington, DE (virtual)
Sunday, January 31, 2021, 7:00-9:00 pm
Congregation Beth Shalom Lecture: Rabbi Jacob Kraft Educational Foundation Program
Video link to come

Danville, CA (virtual)
Saturday, January 30, 2021, 9:30 am PST (12:30 pm EST)
Conversation with Clare Pooley, author of The Authenticity Project, hosted by Rakestraw Books
Watch video

Alameda, CA (virtual)
Monday, January 13, 2021, 8:00 pm ET (5:00 pm Pacific)
Friends of the Alameda Free Library
Watch video

Darien, CT (virtual)
Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 5:30 pm
Professional Development Book Series
Hosted by Hayvn via Zoom. Watch video.

Branchburg Township, NJ (virtual) Summer Book Series
Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 2:00-3:00 pm
Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College
Join via Zoom link

East Granby, CT, Public Library (virtual) Author Talk
Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 7:00-8:00 pm
Join via Zoom link (Meeting ID: 936 537 2201, Password: 611298)

Nashville, TN
Friday, February 7, 2020, at 6:00 pm
Author Reception and Presentation sponsored by UVA Club of Middle Tennessee
Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pike

Memphis, TN
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Literacy is Key Book and Author Event
Holiday Inn, 3700 Central Avenue

Oklahoma City, OK
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Keynote: Oklahoma Conference of Churches Annual Dinner
Oklahoma Farmers Public Market, 311 S Klein Avenue

New Canaan, CT
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Keynote: Camp LiveGirl “Confident Girls Change the World!”
New Canaan High School, 11 Farm Road

Montreal, Canada
Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 7:30 pm
Author Talk, Jewish Public Library – more details
5151 Côte-Ste-Catherine

New Orleans, LA
Sunday, May 5, 2019, 6:30 pm
Keynote Address at Holocaust Memorial Program
New Orleans Jewish Community Center, 5342 St. Charles Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:00 am
NJCTE Conference Keynote Speaker
Ridgewood High School, 617 East Ridgewood Avenue

Easton, CT
Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7:00 pm
One Book/One Town Author Talk and Book Signing 
Easton Public Library, 691 Morehouse Road

Boca Raton, FL
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12:00 pm
Author Luncheon sponsored by Gilda Mallin Boca West Hadassah; benefits stem cell research at Hadassah Hospital (Tickets: Fern Jacoby, 561.392.1658 or Lynn Saxton, 561.483.9359).
Boca West Country Club, 20583 Boca West Drive

Pittsburgh, PA
Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 7:00 pm
Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh
4400 Forbes Avenue – Details

Dedham, MA
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 (by invitation)
Presentation and student events
Noble & Greenough School

Plainville, MA
Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 12:00 pm
Author Luncheon with presentation and signing
An Unlikely Story Bookstore and Cafe, 111 South Street

Radom, Poland
Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 pm local (12:00 pm EST)
Retrospective featuring online interview with author. (Interview in English starts at 6:00)
Resursy Cultural Center, ul. Malczewski 16

Richmond, VA
Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 10:00 am Coffee/Breakfast, 10:30 am start
Visiting Author Series, Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Avenue

Richmond, VA
Monday, November 19, 2018, 2:00 pm
The Woman’s Club Monday Program (for members and guests)
The Historic Bolling Haxall House, 211 East Franklin Street

Baltimore, MD
Tuesday, November 13, 7:00 pm
Enoch Pratt Free Library, in partnership with the Jewish Museum of Maryland
400 Cathedral Street

Closter, NJ
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7:00 pm
Author Series, Closter Public Library, 280 High Street

Louisville, KY
Wednesday, October 16, 2018, evening (details to come)
Filson Historical Society, 1310 South 3rd Street

Thomasville, GA
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 12:00 pm – Lunch and Learn at The Bookshelf
Thursday, October 4, 2018, at 7:00 pm – Author presentation at Thomas County Boe Auditorium
One Book Thomas County Book Festival

Stratford, CT
Saturday, September 29, 2018, 12:00 pm
AAUW Author Luncheon
First Congregational Church, 2301 Main Street

Beachwood, OH 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at 7:00 pm
Cuyahoga County Library Beachwood Branch, 25501 Shaker Blvd.

St. Louis, MO
Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 7:00 pm
St. Louis County Library, 1640 South Lindbergh Avenue

Rowayton, CT
Monday, June 18, 2018, at 7:00 pm (Wine tasting at 6:00 pm)
Sponsored by Rowayton Arts Center’s Focus Under Forty program
Rowayton Arts Center, 145 Rowayton Avenue

Seattle, WA
Friday, June 15, 2018, at 7:00 pm
University Bookstore, 4326 University Way NE

Denver, CO
Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 7:00 pm
Tattered Cover Bookstore, 2526 East Colfax Avenue

Manhattan Beach, CA
Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 7:00 pm
Pages: A Bookstore, 904 Manhattan Avenue

Sakonnet, RI
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 12:00-2:00 pm
Author Luncheon sponsored by Partners Village Store (reservations required)
Sakonnet Point Club, 11 Bluff Head Avenue, Little Compton, RI

Old Greenwich, CT
Wednesday, April 18, 7:30 pm
Perrot Memorial Library, 90 Sound Beach Avenue

Bronxville, NY
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7:00 pm
Concordia College, Sommer Center, 171 White Plains Road

Stamford, CT
Sunday, April 8, 2018, 10:00 am
Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Road

Middletown, CT
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 1:30 pm
Chapman Hall, upper level, Middlesex Community College, 100 Training Hill Road
Event open to Middlesex Community College members 

New York, NY
Sunday, March 11, 2018, 12:15 and 1:30 pm
Celebration of Jewish Books
The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center, One East 65th Street

Darien, CT
Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 7:00 pm
Barrett Bookstore, 314 Heights Road

Naperville, IL
Thursday, January 25, 2018, 7:00 pm
Anderson’s Book Shop, 123 West Jefferson Avenue

Lake Forest, IL
Wednesday, January 24, 11:30 am
Lake Forest Book Store Author Luncheon
Deer Path Inn, 255 East Illinois Road

Tulsa, OK
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7:00 pm
Magic City Books, 709 South Madison Place

Dallas, TX
Monday, January 22, 2018, 7:00 pm
Interabang Books, 10720 Preston Road Suite 1009B

Milton, GA
Sunday, January 21, 2018, 2:00 pm
A Bookmiser event
Milton Public Library, 855 Mayfield Road

Atlanta, GA
Saturday, January 20, 2018, 7:00 pm
An A Cappella Books event
Dolive Theater, Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road NE

Coral Gables, FL
Thursday, January 18, 2018, 7:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue

Pawley’s Island, SC
Tuesday, January 16, 2:00 pm (book signing)
Litchfield Books, 11421 Ocean Highway

Vero Beach, FL
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 4:00 pm
Vero Beach Book Center, 392 21st Street

Murrells Inlet, SC
Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 11:00 am
Movable Feast Literary Luncheon
Kimbels Restaurant, Wachesaw Plantation Club, 1930 Governors Landing Road

Pleasanton, CA
Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 12:00 pm
Towne Center Books, 555 Main Street

San Francisco, CA
Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 7:00 pm
BookShop West Portal, 80 West Portal Avenue

LaJolla, CA
Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 11:45 am
Booked for Lunch, presented by Warwick’s
Whisknladle, 1044 Wall Street

LaJolla, CA
Monday, January 8, 2018, 7:30 pm
Warwick’s 7812 Girard Avenue

Norwalk, CT
Saturday, January 6, 2018, 1:00-3:00 pm
Paperback book signing at Costco, 779 Connecticut Avenue

New Canaan, CT
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 1:30-2:30pm
Elm Street Books (book signing), 35 Elm Street

Cleveland, OH
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 7:30pm
Cleveland Jewish Book Festival, Mandel JCC, 26001 S Woodland Road

Rockville, MD
Thursday, November 3, 2017, 10:30am
Book Club Brunch, JCC of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Road

Miami, FL
Friday, October 27, 2017, 1:00pm
Holocaust Teacher Lecture, Alper JCC, 11155 SW 112th Ave

Miami, FL
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 7:30 pm
Berrin Family Jewish Book Festival, Alper JCC, 11155 SW 112th Ave

Miami, FL
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:30 pm
Miami Beach JCC, 4221 Pine Tree Drive

Morristown, NJ
Saturday, October 14, 2017, 3:50-4:40pm
In conversation with Pam Jenoff at the Morristown Festival of Books, Morristown, NJ

Westchester, NY
Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 7:00 pm
HBI Conversation / Author Discussion

Madison, CT
Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 7:00 pm
RJ Julia Booksellers (in conversation with Jillian Cantor), 768 Boston Post Road

Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 5:00 pm
Interview with Express Yourself! Teen Radio

Chappaqua, NY
Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7:00 pm
Chappaqua Public Library, 195 South Greeley Avenue

Greenwich, CT
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 11:30 am
WGCH Radio interview with Kim Berns and Meredith Bach

Providence, RI
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 6:30 pm
Sopkin Auditorium, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue

Avon, CT
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 2:00 pm
Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club Road

Boston, MA
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 7:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, Brookline

Fairfield, CT
Monday, February 27, 2017, 7:00 pm
Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road

Rowayton, CT
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 7:00 pm
Rowayton Public Library, 33 Highland Avenue

Darien, CT
Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 7:00 pm
Darien Library, 1441 Post Road

Madison, CT
Sunday, February 19, 2017, 2:00 pm
RJ Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road

New York, NY
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 7:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway (at 82nd Street)
With Tony-award winning film and theater director Thomas Kail (“Hamilton”)


US Hardcover Release: February 14, 2017

Audio recording (available worldwide): February 14, 2017

US Paperback Release: January 2, 2018

Foreign Editions (details here):
Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Holland, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain.