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Friends of the Newton Free Library

Book and Author Luncheon

Our 2020 Book & Author Luncheon was postponed.

Please stay tuned for more information.
 

Previously Celebrated Authors

  • 2018    Hallie Ephron, Eileen McNamara
  • 2017    Joseph Finder, Larry Tye
  • 2016    Ellen Fitzpatrick, Hank Phillippi Ryan
  • 2015    Tess Gerritsen, Vicki Croke
  • 2014    Qais Akbar Omar, Robin Cook
  • 2013    William Landay, Randy Susan Meyers
  • 2012    Dennis Lehane, Mitchell Zuckoff
  • 2011    Julia Glass, Marianne Leone
  • 2010    Andre Dubus III, Anita Shreve
  • 2009    Tony Horwitz, Elinor Lipman
  • 2008    Stephen Puleo, Anne Easter Smith
  • 2007    Megan Marshall, Matthew Pearl
  • 2006    Andrew Carroll, Anita Diamant
  • 2005    Ha Jin, Sarah Smith
  • 2004    William Martin, Margo Howard
  • 2003    Atul Gawande, Justin Kaplan, Anne Bernays
  • 2002    Not held – power outage at Marriott on day of event
  • 2001    Brian McGrory, Benjamin Zander, Rosamund Stone Zander
  • 2000    Robert Parker, Michael Patrick MacDonald
  • 1999    Jillian Gill, Lincoln Russell
  • 1998    Pauline Maier, Howard Zinn
  • 1997    Gish Jen, Stephen McCauley
  • 1996    Jane Brox, James Carroll, Alexandra Marshall
  • 1995    Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • 1994    Jane Langton, Elizabeth McCracken
  • 1993    Jack Beatty, Justin Kaplan
  • 1992    Barbara Grossman, Roger Swain
  • 1991    John Kenneth Galbraith, Robert D. Hale
  • 1990    Blanche Linden-Ward, Bill Littlefield
  • 1989    Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Charlotte MacLeod
  • 1988    Lora Brody, Mary Helen Washington
  • 1987    Lester Grinspoon, Cynthia Griffin Wolff
  • 1986    Maxine Kumin, Richard Lourie
  • 1985    Howard Hirt, William Novak