Conversations with Authors - Paige Peterson (Virtual Event)

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

Online • Live • 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET

In conversation with Jesse Kornbluth

Conversations with Authors is our free online event series! Join us throughout the week for new chats between different authors.


Belvedere and Tiburon are located just across the Bay from San Francisco, but they seem to exist in another time. In Growing Up Belvedere-Tiburon, Paige Peterson’s memories of her magical childhood and the archival photographs that trace the history of these small, lovingly protected communities combine to transport readers to a real-life Brigadoon.


Paige is an American artist, author, and photojournalist who has written extensively about the Middle East. As a journalist, she has contributed to Marin Magazine, New York Social Diary, and the National Council on U.S. Arab Relations. As an illustrator, she has collaborated on A Christmas Carol, adapted by Jesse Kornbluth, and Blackie: The Horse Who Stood Still, which she co-authored with Christopher Cerf. She and her two grown children live in New York.  She splits her time between New York City and Belvedere, California.

Jesse Kornbluth writes books and plays and edits a cultural concierge site.  As a magazine journalist, he has been a contributing editor for Vanity Fair and New York, and a contributor to The New Yorker and The New York Times. As an author, his books include Highly Confident: The Crime and Punishment of Michael Milken, Pre-Pop Warhol, and two novels, Married Sex and JFK and Mary Meyer: A Love Story. His play about Henri Matisse, The Color of Light, has been produced in California and New York. On the Web, he co-founded From 1997 to 2003, he was Editorial Director of America Online. In 2004, he launched



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Growing Up Belvedere-Tiburon By Paige Peterson, Dave Gotz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780578798523
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Published: Belvedere-Tiburon Landmarks Society - December 7th, 2020

Blackie: The Horse Who Stood Still: The Horse Who Stood Still By Christopher Cerf, Paige Peterson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781599621302
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Published: Welcome Books - May 6th, 2014

A Christmas Carol: The holiday classic, gently abridged for today's readers By Jesse Kornbluth (Editor), Charles Dickens Cover Image
ISBN: 9781494354244
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - December 2nd, 2013

Married Sex: A Love Story By Jesse Kornbluth Cover Image
ISBN: 9781504011259
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Open Road Media - August 25th, 2015