Upcoming events in May 2016

A bunch of events coming up in the U.S. and Canada following the publication of Pumpkinflowers on May 3:

May 3, New York, 7pm: A discussion with the great journalist and editor David Samuels at the Manhattan JCC. Details here.

May 4, New York, 6pm: A discussion of war writing with Marine Corps vet and author Elliot Ackerman, moderated by Bari Weiss of the Wall Street Journal. Part of the Jewish Book Council’s “Unpacking the Book” series at the Jewish Museum. Details here.

May 5, Boston, 7pm: A talk at the wonderful Harvard Bookstore. Details here.

May 6-7, Glendale, WI: A few weekend events at Beth Israel Ner Tamid. Details here.

May 9, Tampa, 7:45pm: A lecture about perception and reality in Israel at Congregation Kol Ami. Details here.

May 10-11, Virginia Beach: Various events around town – details here and here.

May 12, Washington, DC, 7pm: A discussion with author, former CIA agent, and Mideast expert R.M. Gerecht at DC book mecca Politics & Prose. Details here.

May 16, San Francisco, 7pm: A discussion with the great author and New Yorker writer Philip Gourevitch at the San Francisco JCC. Details here.

May 17, Irvine, CA, lunchtime: A talk on the occasion of Israel’s Independence Day at the Merage JCC. Details here.

May 19, Toronto, 7pm: A discussion with one of my favorite authors, David Bezmozgis, at the Schwartz-Reisman JCC. Details to come.