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Doylestown Bookshop hosts evening with Anna Quindlen


The Doylestown Bookshop hosts “An Evening with Anna Quindlen” at the Pearl S. Buck House at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, as part of Quindlen’s summer book tour for her new memoir, “Nanaville.”

Quindlen will be in conversation with the co-director of the Bucks County Book Festival, Elle Green. Quindlen’s talk will be followed by a book signing for the audience.

Due to time constraints, only books bought from The Doylestown Bookshop will be signed. The Doylestown Bookshop will have Quindlen’s books available for sale during the event.

Doors open at 6 p.m. at The Pearl S. Buck House event tent behind the main building, 520 Dublin Road, Perkasie.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at Tickets cost $33 each, admit one, and include one copy in hardcover of “Nanaville,” which celebrates the love and joy of being a grandmother.

Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction and self-help bestseller lists. She is the author of nine novels: “Object Lessons,” “One True Thing,” “Black and Blue,” “Blessings,” “Rise and Shine,” “Every Last One,” “Still Life with Bread Crumbs,” “Miller’s Valley” and “Alternate Side.”

Her memoir, “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake,” published in 2012, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. Her book “A Short Guide to a Happy Life” has sold more than 1 million copies.

While a columnist at The New York Times she won the Pulitzer Prize and published two collections, “Living Out Loud” and “Thinking Out Loud.” Her Newsweek columns were collected in “Loud and Clear.”