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Sunday, March 12

Bookmark Donor Cocktail Reception with the Authors

Monday, March 13

Luncheon • Authors • Boutiques
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort at Gainey Ranch

The day includes a luncheon, talks from five acclaimed Authors, Boutiques, Book Sales and Author Book Signings

Registration, Book Sales and Boutiques are

open from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

The authors will speak before and after lunch.

Celebrating the 75th Anniversaries of

Brandeis University and

the Brandeis National Committee

Olivia Fierro


Rebecca Makkai

Wanda M. Morris

The 33rd Annual Book & Author Event

Bookmark donors are those who contribute to the event, at various levels, over and above attending the luncheon.

As a Bookmark donor, you will be invited to a Cocktail Reception with the authors on Sunday, March 12, the evening preceding

the Book & Author luncheon.

Bookmark donors at the most generous levels will have the opportunity to spend even more  quality time with the authors at an intimate

dinner following the Cocktail Reception.

More information about becoming a Bookmark will be included in the event invitation.

Dani Shapiro


Larry Loftis

HISTORICAL THRILLER: Wanda M. Morris, Anywhere You Run

LITERARY MYSTERY: Rebecca Makkai, I Have Some Questions for You

MEMOIR: Rabia Chaudry, Fatty Fatty Boom Boom:

​​A Memoir of Food, Fat, and Family

NONFICTION SPY THRILLER: Larry Loftis, The Watchmaker’s Daughter:

​The True Story of World War II Heroine Corrie ten Boom

LITERARY FICTION: Dani Shapiro, Signal Fires

Olivia Fierro, co-host of Good Morning Arizona on KTVK 3TV

and host of Olivia’s Book Club

Some of your favorite boutique vendors are returning, along with exciting new vendors!

A complete list is coming soon.


Volunteers are needed!

For more information

For more information about this event,

contact the 2023 Event Chairs:

Carol Kern • Jan Lebovitz • Linda Ullman • 480-389-6502



Rabia Chaudry

Volunteers are needed before, during and after the event!

To learn more or to volunteer, contact the Volunteer Committee chairs:

Carol Kadet • Hillary Kaminsky •
Terriann Kleiner

Book & Author 2023 is proud to announce that proceeds from the event will benefit Brandeis National Committee's new library campaign:The Legacy of Louis: Inspiring Inquiry.