- Authors Night will take place Saturday, August 13, 2011, at the East Hampton Library
. The evening's Co-Founding Chairs Alec Baldwin
and Barbara Goldsmith
, and Honorary Co-Chairs Robert A. Caro
, Dick Cavett
, Nelson DeMille
and Michael Connelly
will be joined by more than 160 distinguished authors. Featured authors include Georgina Bloomberg
, Jennet Conant
, Kathy Freston
, Victoria Hagan
, Shere Hite
, Duane Hampton
, Katie Lee
, Robert Lipsyte
, Susan Lucci
, Jeffrey Lyons
, Adam Ross
, Andrew Ross Sorkin
, Beth Ostrosky Stern
, Colson Whitehead
, and many more.
The evening begins at 5 p.m. with the Authors Reception under the tent on the Library grounds, where guests will enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and wine and have the opportunity to meet and mingle with the authors, buy their books, and have them personally inscribed. At 8 p.m., directly following the Authors Reception, guests will be hosted at themed dinners at private homes in honor of one of the guest authors.
Ticket prices begin at $100 for the Authors Reception alone (5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the Library grounds) and range from $225 to $2,500 for both the Authors Reception and a seat at one of the Author Dinner Parties (beginning at 8 p.m. at private area residences). A complete list of the 2011 Authors Night Dinner Parties and participation level details are also available online at the event website. As Dinner Party reservations fill up quickly, early ticket purchase is highly recommended!
Proceeds from this special event benefit The East Hampton Library
, a private, not-for-profit organization providing outstanding free library services to the East Hampton community.
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