Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival

October 24–November 18

2021 Festival Schedule

Click on an author photo for event details.

Michael Bar-Zohar
The Mossad Amazons

Rachel Beanland
Florence Adler Swims Forever

Ruth Behar
Letters from Cuba

Alyssa Satin Capucilli
And a Cat from Carmel Market

Andrew Feiler
A Better Life for Their Children

Tovah Feldshuh

Dan Glickman
Laughing at Myself

Susan Groner
Parenting with Sanity and Joy

Jane Healey
The Secret Stealers

Annelise Heinz

Alan Hlad
Churchill’s Secret Messenger

Pati Jinich
Treasures of the Mexican Table

Menachem Kaiser

Claudia Klab

Jean Hanff Korelitz
The Plot

Alexis Landau
Those Who Are Saved

Mark Oppenheimer 
Squirrel Hill

Naomi Ragen
An Observant Wife

Lisa Scottoline

Mark Sullivan
The Last Green Valley

Alexander Wolff

Visit our bookstore partner at at any time for festival books and a curated selection of Jewish titles.

Featured author books will be for sale at in-person events.

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!

Save more and buy a Series Pass for $40. (Individual events are $10 each.)

See the Carl Lasky Audience Favorite Award winners from the 2021 Ames Amzalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival:

Aulcie – Best Documentary
My Name Is Sara – Best Narrative

Available Monday, November 8, 11am through Wednesday, November 10, 11am