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Benedetta Jasmine Guetta

Cooking alla Giudia is the ultimate tribute to the wonderfully rich, yet still largely unknown, culinary heritage of the Jews of Italy. With a collection of kosher recipes from all regions of Italy, including plenty of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options, author Benedetta Jasmine Guetta is on a mission to tell the story of how the Jews changed Italian food, ... Read More

Lisa Barr

Lisa Barr’s newest novel is a New York Times bestseller. This is a gripping tale of a young, ambitious journalist embroiled in an international art scandal centered around a Nazi-looted masterpiece—forcing the ultimate showdown between passion and possession, lovers and liars, history and truth. Actress Sharon Stone is set to produce and star in the film adaptation of Woman On Fire. Lisa Barr ... Read More

Premiere Screening of the First Franklintennial Video Podcast

Station 67 379 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio

Produced by Gymfea Productions and Sweeney & Associates, this episode focuses on the stories and impact of the Great Flood of 1913 had on Franklinton. Noted local historian Doreen Uhas Saur and long-time Franklinton resident and cheerleader Peter Coccia are interviewed by Trent Smith, Executive Director of the Franklinton Board of Trade. After the screening, Doreen and Peter will be ... Read More

Jen Maxfield

Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public LIbrary 25501 Shaker Blvd, Beachwood, Ohio

Based on her two-decade career as a local TV news reporter in New York City, Jen Maxfield takes readers on a dramatic ride-along with her in the live truck, from the moment she gets the call to head to breaking news, to arriving at chaotic scenes, to knocking on doors of families who are grieving the loss of a loved ... Read More

Books by the Banks

Duke Energy Convention Center 525 Elm St, Cincinnati, Ohio

Mission The mission of Books by the Banks is to entertain and enrich the lives of people in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky. The organization works throughout the year to present and promote authors, while celebrating the joy of literacy and lifelong learning through reading and writing. Festival The premiere event is the Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book ... Read More

Jonathan Dunsky

This historical mystery takes place in Jerusalem in January 1952. It is rich in historical background, including life in a Jerusalem divided in two, with barricades and walls between West and East Jerusalem. Israeli author Jonathan Dun­sky, is the author of the Adam Lapid his­tor­i­cal mys­ter­ies series and the stand­alone thriller The Pay­back Girl. Before turn­ing to writ­ing, he served for four ... Read More

Andy Dunn

The co-founder of the menswear start­up Bono­bos opens up about the strug­gle with bipo­lar dis­or­der that near­ly cost him every­thing in this grip­ping, rad­i­cal­ly hon­est mem­oir of men­tal ill­ness and entrepreneurship. Andy Dunn co-found­ed the ecom­merce-dri­ven menswear brand Bono­bos in 2007 and served as CEO through its 2017 acqui­si­tion by Wal­mart. As an angel investor and through his ven­ture cap­i­tal firm Red Swan, Dunn has backed ... Read More

Bruce Henderson

A grip­ping true tale of courage, brav­ery and adven­ture from a mas­ter sto­ry­teller, his­to­ri­an and New York Times best­selling author. Bruce Henderson tells the untold saga of the Japan­ese Amer­i­can U.S. Army sol­diers who fought in the Pacif­ic the­ater, in Bur­ma, Iwo Jima, Oki­nawa, fight­ing two wars simul­ta­ne­ous­ly – their ances­tral nation and back home in Amer­i­ca, with their fam­i­lies, under U.S. Exec­u­tive Order 9066, fac­ing sus­pi­cion ... Read More

Jessica Nordell

The End of Bias is a trans­for­ma­tive, ground­break­ing explo­ration into how we can erad­i­cate unin­ten­tion­al bias and dis­crim­i­na­tion, the great chal­lenge of our age. With nuance, com­pas­sion, and 10 years’ immer­sion in the top­ic, Jes­si­ca Nordell weaves grip­ping sto­ries with sci­en­tif­ic research to reveal how minds, hearts and behav­iors change. Jes­si­ca Nordell is a sci­ence and cul­ture jour­nal­ist whose writ­ing has appeared in ... Read More

Scott Simon

Cuyahoga County Public Library South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch 1876 South Green Rd., Cleveland, Ohio

By combining research on positive psychology with real-life stories of Scare Your Soul participants, international thought leader and happiness entrepreneur Scott Simon challenges you to confront your limited beliefs. With writing prompts, activities, and real-world challenges, Scare Your Soul is an interactive roadmap to building bravery. Scare Your Soul teaches you that the greatest antidote to much of what ails ... Read More

STILL WORKING 9 TO 5

Drexel Theatre 2254 East Main Street, Bexley, Ohio

When the highest grossing comedy, 9 to 5, starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman and Lily Tomlin, exploded on screens in 1980, the laughs hid a serious message about inequality in the workplace. Still Working 9 to 5 explores what has changed for working women over the last 40 years. 6-7 pm: mixer | 7-8:30 pm: film | 8:30-9 pm: panel discussion ... Read More

The Newark “Holy Stones”: Science, Politics, and Religion in 19th Century Ohio

Facebook Live Event

 The Auglaize County Historical Society will present The Newark “Holy Stones”: Science, Politics, and Religion in 19th Century Ohio with Bradley Lepper as a Facebook Live event on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. The program is free and open to the public, and is made possible by the Ohio Humanities Council’s Speakers Bureau. The “Holy Stones” are a series ... Read More

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