An elegant cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres at the Willard Hotel followed by a presentation by #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory. Following The Other Boleyn Girl and The White Queen, Gregory will discuss her new book, The King's Curse. The novel opens in 1499 as Henry VII is on the throne, securing his position by executing potential rivals. Gregory’s vivid and dramatic retelling of the Blessed Margaret’s life brings the intrigues of British history to life. Signing to follow.
The Willard InterContinental celebrates its literary roots partnering with famed Washington, D.C. independent bookstore, Politics & Prose on a series of teas and luncheons with notable authors and thinkers. The Series is a nod to the Willard’s literary history as the home away from home for such legendary writers as Walt Whitman, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson and Julia Ward Howe. The Series is curated by Politics & Prose, D.C.’s premiere independent bookstore celebrating thirty years in 2014.
Tickets will be available at the door. This event is an author talk with Q&A. Estimated time is 60 – 75 minutes. Doors and will call open at 5 p.m. Gregory will sign and personalize, but will not write individual messages. For her previous books she will sign only. Photographs are allowed but no posed pictures.
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Street: Willard InterContinental Hotel Additional: 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20004 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)