Weston Author Kerri Maher Launches Third Historical Novel
Local author Kerri Maher celebrates the launch of her third historical novel, The Paris Bookseller, which is set in Paris in the 1920s at the world-famous Shakespeare and Company bookstore. You can hear more about it at Kerri’s book talk and signing at local independent bookstore Wellesley Books on Tuesday, January 11 from 7-8:30 pm. This is a live event with Covid-era masking and proof of vaccination required by the host organization.
From the Publisher’s Weekly review: “[In the Paris Bookseller,] American writer Sylvia Beach is living in Paris in 1917 when she becomes enamored with bookseller Adrienne Monnier. Sylvia’s passion for books outweighs her passion for writing, and with money provided by her mother, she opens her own shop. As Adrienne and Sylvia embark on a romance, they become immersed in the literary world of Paris, spending time with Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Gertrude Stein. After Joyce’s novel Ulysses is banned in the U.S., Sylvia takes on the task of publishing it…”
In order to attend the Wellesley Books event, you must buy a ticket- the $5 can act as a coupon toward the purchase of the book: https://maher-paris-wellesley-books.eventbrite.com. The ticket will serve as your RSVP to the Wellesley Book event. Space is limited, so please only purchase a ticket if you are definitely planning to attend. If you are not able to attend, you can get a signed copy of the book after the event (Wellesley Books is also taking orders for signed books).
You can read more about Kerri on her author page. Wellesley Books is located at 82 Central Street in Wellesley.
Support local authors! Congratulations, Kerri!