Start: 1:00 pm
From the national bestselling author of Prague Fatale comes A Man Without Breath ($26.95), a powerful new thriller by master novelist Philip Kerr that returns Bernie Gunther, the sardonic Berlin cop, to the Eastern Front, where he must uncover the perpetrators of a terrible war crime.Philip Kerr is the author of eight previous Bernie Gunther novels, most recently Field Gray and Prague Fatale, both New York Times bestsellers. If the Dead Rise Not was a finalist for the Shamus Award for Best Hardcover Fiction, and Field Gray was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Hardcover Fiction. As P. B. Kerr, he is also the author of the young adult series Children of the Lamp. He lives in London.
Start: 6:00 pm
Mary Williams, a daughter of the Black Panther movement tells her remarkable life story in The Lost Daughter: A Memoir ($26.95), from being raised amid violence and near-poverty, to being adopted as a teenager by Jane Fonda, and eventually finding her way back home. William's memoir is a chronicle of her journey back in time, an exploration of fractured family bonds, and a moving epic of self-discovery.Mary Williams is a writer based in the Southwest. She is the author of the children’s book Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan. She has also written for McSweeney’s and O, the Oprah Magazine.
Start: 7:00 pm
In Conversation with Reagan Arthur Kate Atkinson presents Life After Life ($25.99). On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war.Kate Atkinson's first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, was named England's Whitbread Book of the Year in 1996. Since then, she has written seven more ground-breaking, bestselling books, most recently Started Early, Took My Dog. She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. Reagan Arthur is the publisher and senior VP of Little, Brown.