Evan Schwartz discusses Finding Oz: How Frank L. Baum Discovered the Great American Story.
From the website: Join Evan Schwartz for a discussion about his groundbreaking biography of L. Frank Baum, a book that explores the spiritual and personal turmoil that fueled that most beloved of American stories. A screening of The Wizard of Oz will follow Mr. Schwartz’s talk. Tickets available at the Coolidge box office. (sweeks1980)… (more)
Event location: Coolidge Corner Theatre - 290 Harvard St Brookline, MA 02446
Please join us on Tuesday, May 26th from 5 to 7pm, as we host a launch party with author EVAN I. SCHWARTZ for his new book, Finding Oz. Exploring how author L. Frank Baum was inspired to create one of the most famous and beloved American stories, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Finding Oz debunks all the rumors and explains all the symbolism and metaphors of the places, characters and plot of this celebrated American classic. The celebration will begin at 5pm with light refreshments and time to greet and talk with author EVAN I. SCHWARTZ. Then at 6pm, author EVAN I. SCHWARTZ will present his new book and give a brief reading, followed by a question-and-answer session, and finishing up by signing copies of his new book. Ages 12 and up. 5-7pm. This event is free and open to all. Please note that you are welcome to bring one book from home to be signed for each book you purchase on the day of the event. If you have any questions, call us at (212) 989-3270. (booksofwonder2)… (more)