White Hart Speaker Series: Dani Shapiro, SIGNAL FIRES - in conversation with Elizabeth Lesser.

Event date: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
The White Hart Inn
15 Undermountain Road
Salisbury, CT 06068

Presented in partnership with The White Hart Inn & Scoville Memorial Library.

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In Dani Shapiro will talk with Elizabeth Lesser about her first work of fiction in fifteen years. In SIGNAL FIRES, Shapiro returns to the form that launched her career, with a riveting, deeply felt novel that examines the ties that bind families together—and the secrets that can break them apart.

Dani Shapiro (image by Beowulf Sheehan)Signal Fires by Dani ShapiroElizabeth Lesser

Signal Fires cuts a gleaming window into our alternate lives so meticulously and gloriously that it is quite nearly a primer on how to live...a stunning future classic.” —Lisa Taddeo, author of Three Women

Dani Shapiro is a best-selling novelist and memoirist and host of the podcast Family Secrets (now in its seventh season). Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Vogue, and Time. She has taught at Columbia and New York University and is the co-founder of the Sirenland Writers Conference. She lives in Litchfield County, Connecticut.
 
Elizabeth Lesser is the cofounder of Omega Institute and the author of Cassandra Speaks; Marrow; The Seeker’s Guide; and the New York Times bestseller Broken Open. She has given two popular TED talks and is one of Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul 100, a collection of one hundred leaders who are using their voices and talents to elevate humanity.
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