Fridays at Five: July 21, 2017 with Blanch Wiesen Cook

Blanche & EleanorFridays at Five featuring Blanche Wiesen Cook,
author of Eleanor Roosevelt: The War Years and After, 1939-1962

Friday, July 21 at 5:00 pm (Gates open at 4:30 pm)
Admission: $25 or $175 for an 8-lecture season pass

A distinguished professor at John Jay College in New York, Blanche Wiesen Cook has written the third and final volume in a series about Eleanor Roosevelt. This book transcends both first-lady history and her marriage to FDR.

Fridays at Five: July 14, 2017 with Kate Siegel & Kim Friedman

Kate & momFridays at Five featuring Kate Siegel, author of Mother, Can You Not?
with her "Crazy Jewish Mom", Kim Friedman

Friday, July 14 at 5:00 pm (Gates open at 4:30 pm)
Admission: $25 or $175 for an 8-lecture season pass

 Kate Siegel’s humorous essay collection is based on the wildly popular Instagram account, @CrazyJewishMom. This collection describes life with the woman who redefined the term “helicopter mom.” Kim Friedman is an Emmy-nominated director of prime time television. She has recently moved to the East Coast from California in order to more effectively nag her daughter.

Fridays at Five: July 7, 2017 with Author Jay McInerney


Fridays at Five with Jay McInerney, author of Bright, Precious Days
Friday, July 7 at 5:00 pm
Gates open at 4:30 pm
Admission: $25 or $175 for an 8-lecture season pass

Successfully straddling genres, Jay McInerney writes !ction and non!ction books, magazine articles and wine columns. Favorably compared to that of F. Scott Fitzgerald and J.D. Salinger, he has been described as the “voice of a generation.”

Fridays at Five is hosted by the Friends of the Hampton Library. Money raised by the Friends supports Library programs and services. 
The 2017 Fridays at Five Lecture series is underwritten by Saunders: A Higher Form of Realty


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