Throughout the year we’ll host several authors for a series of book talks. Topics will coincide with our four pillars, mindfulness, growth, healing and rejuvenation.
October 22 –Beth Ricanati: Braided: A Journey of a Thousand Challahs.
Beth Ricanati learned, when she started baking challah almost a decade ago, that simply stopping and baking bread was the best medicine she could prescribe for women in a fast-paced world. Braided chronicles a journey of a thousand challahs and one woman’s quest for wellness and peace.
November 8 – Deborah Tannen:You’re the Only One I Can Tell:Inside the Language of Women’s Friendships
Through research into the unique ways women talk to one another, this warm and wise exploration of female friendship will help women lean into the comfort these powerful relationships offer and avoid the hurt feelings that come from common miscommunications. Join the Soul Center as we host the opening night of the inaugural Jewish Literary Festival with Georgetown University’s Professor of Linguistics and New York Times bestselling author Deborah Tannen. In partnership with The Ivy and JMORE.
December 4 – Erica Keswin: Bring Your Human to Work: Ten Sure-Fire Ways to Design a Workplace That is Good for People, Great for Business and Just Might Change the World
Erica Keswin is a workplace strategist who has worked for the past twenty years with some of the most iconic brands in the world as a consultant, speaker, writer and professional dotconnector. Keswin is the founder of The Spaghetti Project, a platform devoted to sharing the science and stories of relationships at work.
“The Page” Authors
Barbara Bradley Hagerty: Life Reimagined: The Science, Art and Opportunity of Midlife
Sharna Goldseker: Generation Impact:How Next Gen Donors are Revolutionizing Giving
Ilana Kurshan: If All the Seas Were Ink
Sharon Salzberg: Real Love
Rea Bochner: The Cape House