Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival

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Mel Brooks

All About Me: My Remarkable Life in Show Business

“Laugh-out-loud hilarious and always fascinating, from the great Mel Brooks. What else do you expect from the man who knew Jesus and dated Joan of Arc?”—Billy Crystal

At 95, the legendary Mel Brooks continues to set the standard for comedy across television, film, and the stage. Now, for the first time, this EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) winner shares his story in his own words.

Sunday, December 12, 7:30pm on Zoom

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Join us for this six-part monthly Bestselling Author Series featuring some of the most talked-about fiction of 2021. These six bestselling authors will Zoom into Rochester to talk about their books and answer your questions. Great for book clubs!

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December 2021

Mel Brooks

All About Me: My Remarkable Life in Show Business “Laugh-out-loud hilarious ...
12 Dec
7:30 PM

Lisa Scottoline

Eternal: A Novel (Putnam, 2021) Eternal is the culmination of a lifetime of ...
15 Dec
8:00 PM
January 2022

Ruth Behar

Letters from Cuba (Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin Random House, 2020) As the situation ...
12 Jan
8:00 PM
February 2022

Mark Sullivan

The Last Green Valley (Lake Union, 2021) Sullivan is the author of ...
16 Feb
8:00 PM
March 2022
April 2022

Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever (Simon & Schuster, 2020) Beanland tells the tale ...
13 Apr
8:00 PM
May 2022

Naomi Ragen

An Observant Wife (St. Martin’s Press, 2021) Long before Shtisel, Israeli-American novelist, playwright, ...
18 May
8:00 PM
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