50th Coffee with the Authors

Coffee with the Authorsfeaturing

Lisa Duffy, The Salt House

Tova Mirvis, The Book of Separation

Benjamin Rachlin, Ghost of the Innocent Man

Thursday, October 12, 09:45am

at the Cohasset Lightkeepers House


Coffee and light continental breakfast provided by the newly opened Seabird Coffee & Co. in Cohasset.


About the Authors

Lisa DuffyLisa Duffy is the author of The Salt House. She received her MFA in creative writing from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Her short fiction was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and her work can be found or is forthcoming in Writer’s DigestThe Drum Literary Magazine, So to Speak, Breakwater Review, Let the Bucket Down, and elsewhere. Lisa is the founding editor of ROAR, a literary magazine supporting women in the arts. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and three children and currently leads a fiction workshop through 24PearlStreet, the online component of The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.
Tova MirvisTova Mirvis is the author of three novels, Visible CityThe Outside World and The Ladies Auxiliary, which was a national bestseller. Her essays have appeared in various anthologies and newspapers including The New York Times Book ReviewThe Boston Globe Magazine, CommentaryGood Housekeeping, and Poets and Writers, and her fiction has been broadcast on National Public Radio. She has been a Scholar in Residence at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at Brandeis University, and Visiting Scholar at The Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center. She lives in Newton, MA with her three children.
Benjamin RachlinBenjamin Rachlin grew up in New Hampshire. He studied English at Bowdoin College, where he won the Sinkinson Prize, and writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where he won Schwartz and Brauer fellowships. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, TIME, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. He lives near Boston.
Ghost of the Innocent Man is his first book.


Store Event Date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 9:45am
Event address: 
Lightkeepers House
15 Lighthouse Ln
Cohasset, MA 02025
United States
The Salt House Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501156557
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Touchstone Books - June 13th, 2017

*Real Simple "Best Books of June"
*Refinery29 "Best Beach Reads of 2017"

*Bustle.com "17 Best Debut Novels by Women in 2017"

In the tradition of Jodi Picoult and Lisa Genova, this gorgeously written, heartbreaking, yet hopeful debut set during a Maine summer traces the lives of a young family in the aftermath of tragedy.

The Book of Separation: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544520523
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 19th, 2017

The memoir of a woman who leaves her faith and her marriage and sets out to navigate the terrifying, liberating terrain of a newly mapless world

Born and raised in a tight-knit Orthodox Jewish family, Tova Mirvis committed herself to observing the rules and rituals prescribed by this way of life.

Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316311496
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Published: Little Brown and Company - August 15th, 2017

One of the Best Books of 2017: National Public Radio, San Francisco Chronicle, Library Journal, Shelf Awareness
"Remarkable . . . Captivating . . . Rachlin is a skilled storyteller." --New York Times Book Review