The Last Train to London – is an IndieNext Pick pick for New in Paperback for July 2020! It’s also:
• a National Jewish Book Award finalist
• a national bestseller in the U.S., Canada, the Netherlands, and Norway
• Historical Novel Society Editor’s Choice
• and published or forthcoming in 19 languages!
More about it here.
Read a bit about Meg and the novel in Punch Magazine.
Sadly, all 2020 in person events have been cancelled or postponed due to Covid 19. But I am doing a number of virtual events, and am hosting every Sunday at 4:15 EST on my facebook page a “10 Questions and a Book” short interview with another author, to help keep you in good reading as we all get through this. Virtual events forthcoming:
3.25 Book Fair of Beth El Synagogue and Levin JCC, Durham NC, 4 pm EST by Zoom (my maiden Zoom voyage!)
4.30 Housebound Unbound‘s “You Had To be There”: a virtual event hosted by the Columbia MO Unbound Book Festival. In conversation with Alex George and Whitney Sharer about historical fiction
6.12 Gaithersburg Book Festival virtual panel with Alex George – DTK
Meet Meg in person or see her again at:
2020 Events — All in-person events not previously held are now cancelled or moved to virtual as listed above. Sorry to miss you!
1.20 Kazerne Dossin, Mechelen, Belgium – in conversation with Henri Roanne-Rosenblatt, who as a 7-year-old fled from Vienna to Brussels with a children’s transport and went into hiding
1.21 The John Adams Institute, Amsterdam NL – in conversation with Ronald Leopold, director of the Anne Frank House, 8 pm
2.21 Rakestraw Books, 7 pm
3.12 CANCELLED Books Inc., Palo Alto, CA – I’ll be chatting with Jennifer Rosner about her debut novel, The Yellow Birds Sing, 7 pm
3.14-15 CANCELLED Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson AZ, Sat 11:30 in the Student Union Tucson Room with Jillian Cantor and Mamta Chaudhry, and Sun 2:30 in Modern Languages Room 350 with Jennifer Rosner and Lara Prescott
3.25 WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY Book Fair of Beth El Synagogue and Levin JCC, Durham NC, 4 pm
4.23-25 CANCELLED, but see virtual events The Unbound Book Festival, Columbia MO*
5.1-1 CANCELLED Bay Area Book Festival, Berkeley, CA*
5.18 CANCELLED, but see virtual events The Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg MD*
7.6-13 CANCELLED this year — but mark your calendars for 2021! The Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Squaw Valley CA* – I’m a special guest at the 50th year of this fabulous workshop, where my own first novel came out of the drawer to find its way in the world!
photo by Slade Kemmet, compliments of ClubBook.org
Past (2019) Events for The Last Train to London
9.19 Books Inc., Palo Alto CA (9.9.19 – an auspicious-looking date for a launch party!), 7pm
9.10 Mrs. Dalloway’s Books, Berkeley CA, 7:30pm
9.11 Copperfield’s, Sebastopol CA, 7pm
9.16 Vroman’s, Pasadena CA, 7pm
9.17 Warwick’s, La Jolla CA, 7:30pm
9.19 Pages, Manhattan Beach CA, 7pm
9.20 Avid Reader, Davis CA, 7:30pm
9.21 NCIBA Author Buzz Lunch NCIBA (bookseller event)
9.24 Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento CA, 6pm
9.26 Towne Center Books, Pleasanton CA, 11:30am (ticketed luncheon)
9.26 A Great Good Place for Books, Oakland CA, 7pm
10.14 Literature Lover’s Night Out hosted by Valley Bookseller at Community Thread, 2300 W Orleans St, Stillwater MN, 7 pm (ticketed event)
10.15 Literature Lover’s Night Out hosted by Excelsior Bay Books at Trinity Episcopal Church, 322 2nd Street, Excelsior, MN, 7 pm (ticketed event)
10.19 Books ‘n’ Bottles at The Wilmette Wine Cellar, Wilmette IL, 4:00 pm (ticketed event)
10.20 Books ‘n’ Bottles at The Book Bin, Northbrook IL, 4:00 pm (ticketed event) — This was MY BOOKSTORE when I was growing up!
10.29 Bookshop West Portal, San Francisco CA, with E.R. Ramzipoor, 7 pm
11.7 Marcus JCC of Atlanta, Dunwoody GA, with Gillian Walnes Perry, 12:30 pm
11.10 JCC of Metro Detroit, West Bloomfield MI, 10am
11.20 Hamilton Jewish Federation Book Festival, Hamilton Ontario, 7 pm