The Hopewell Valley Education Foundation presents

A BOOK LOVERS’ LUNCHEON with Author J. Courtney Sullivan

J. Courtney Sullivan is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Commencement, Maine,The Engagements, and Saints For All Occasions. Maine was named a Best Book of the Year by Time magazine, and a Washington Post Notable Book for 2011. The Engagements was one of People Magazine’s Top Ten Books of 2013 and an Irish Times Best Book of the Year. It is soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon and distributed by Fox 2000, and it will be translated into 17 languages. Her latest novel, Saints For All Occasions, was named one of the ten best books of the year by the Washington Post, a New York Times Critic’s Pick for 2017, and a New England Book Award nominee. Courtney’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Chicago Tribune, New York magazine, Elle, Glamour, Allure, Real Simple, and O: The Oprah Magazine, among many others. She is a co-editor, with Courtney Martin, of the essay anthology Click: When We Knew We Were Feminists. In 2017, she wrote the foreword to a new edition of one of her favorite children’s books, Anne of Green Gables, for Penguin Classics. A Massachusetts native, Courtney now lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, son, and dog.

Sunday, November 24, 2019, 11:30–3:00 PM
Admission $65 (plus a $2 per ticket service charge)

The Book Lover’s luncheon is a fundraiser for the Hopewell Valley Education Foundation. Proceeds will support the annual Author-in-Residence program in the Hopewell Valley public schools. ($25 of the admission fee is tax deductible.)

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You can register to attend by mail by downloading and printing this pdf form, or electronically by clicking this link online.

Luncheon Location:
Cobblestone Creek Country Club, Lawrenceville, NJ (formerly Greenacres Country Club) Lawrenceville, NJ (located on Rt. 206 across from Rider University)