Andrew McCarthy - An Evening in Conversation (Corte Madera Store)

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:00pm

2018 Travel Writers & Photographers Conference Event
Free for conference attendees; $10 for general public

*Tickets are available at the door.* 

Andrew McCarthy is a director, an award winning travel writer, and—of course—an actor. He made his professional début at 19 in Class, and has appeared in dozens of films, including such iconic movies as Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo’s Fire, Less Then Zero, and cult favorites Weekend At Bernie’s and Mannequin. He has starred on Broadway and on television, most recently appearing in The Family, on ABC. McCarthy is also a highly regarded television director; having helmed Orange is the New Black, The Blacklist, Grace and Frankie, and many others.

Simultaneously, McCarthy is an award winning travel writer. He is an editor-at-large at National Geographic Traveler, and has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, Travel+Leisure, AFAR, Men’s Journal, Bon Appetit, and many others. He has received six Lowell Thomas awards, and been named Travel Journalist of the Year by The Society of American Travel Writers.

His travel memoir, The Longest Way Home, became a New York Times bestseller, and the Financial Times of London named it one of the Best Books of the year. He served as guest editor for the prestigious Best American Travel series in 2015. His debut novel, Just Fly Away, was published by Algonquin in the spring of 2017.

 

 

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
The Longest Way Home: One Man's Quest for the Courage to Settle Down Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781451667509
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 4th, 2013

"A soulful and searching book. Vibrant and elegant...McCarthy's prose shines with intelligence and intimacy. One feels pulled along...the book gaining momentum and meaning page by page" (Cheryl Strayed, The New York Times Book Review).


Just Fly Away Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781616208004
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - March 27th, 2018

Apowerful story about family secrets, first love, the limits of forgiveness, and finding your way in the world.