Upcoming Events

September 6, 2015

AJC Decatur Book Festival, panel discussion

  • Where: 101 E Court Square, Decatur, GA(at the Old Courthouse Stage)
  • Time: 3:45-4:30 PM
  • Info: A book signing after the event will be sponsored by Eagle Eye Books.
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September 9, 2015

"War Literature: Beyond Genre?" (Discussion)

  • Where: The Writers Room, 740 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York City
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Info: Rita will be appearing along with Brandon Caro (Old Silk Road), Virginia Pye (Dreams of the Red Phoenix), and Kristen L. Rouse (True Boots) in this discussion hosted by Lauren Cerand.
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September 10, 2015

Reading from A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet

  • Where: Barnes and Nobel UWS, 22 89 Broadway, New York, NY
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Info: Honor Moore will give the introduction for this reading.
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September 20, 2015

Featured Speaker at the Nusakh Vilna Memorial Lecture and Concert

  • Where: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 15 W 16th St, New York, NY
  • Time: 1:00 PM
  • Info: Rita Gabis will deliver the keynote, "Both Ground and Plow: Looking for Vilna."
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October 13, 2015

Speaking on A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet

  • Where: Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT (McManus Room)
  • Time: 12:00 PM
  • Info: The community partners for this event include The Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County and The Westport Country Playhouse (co-promotion with their major fall production of Arthur Miller’s Broken Glass).
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October 22, 2015

Speaker at the Ruth Gay Seminar in Jewish Studies

  • Where: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 15 W 16th St, New York, NY
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Info: Rita Gabis will speak on A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet in this seminar series sponsored by the family of Ruth Gay.
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November 2, 2015

Schapiro Lecture: A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet

  • Where: Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Info: The Schapiro Lecture Series is sponsored by a bequest from Mrs. Gloria L. Schapiro.
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November 9, 2015

Speaker at the 64th Annual Jewish Book Fair

  • Where: The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit
  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • Info: This event will include a presentation on A Guest at the Shooters’ Banquet, a Q&A, and a book signing.
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November 12, 2015

Event with Yitzhak Arad

  • Where: Beit Leviek, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Time: 7:00 PM

November 16, 2015

Reading and Conversation with Daniel Mendelsohn

  • Where: 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY
  • Time: 6:30 PM
  • Info: Daniel Mendelsohn will be in conversation with Rita Gabis about her book.
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November 19, 2015

Lithuanian Embassy event with Rita Gabis

  • Where: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Info: Ellen Cassedy will introduce Rita Gabis for this event.

November 21, 2015

Miami Book Fair

  • Where: Miami Dade College, room 8301
  • Time: 12:30PM-1:30PM
  • Info: In a discussion titled "Jewish Stories, World Histories," Rita Gabis will join Dan Ephron, author of Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel.

January 29, 2016

Event for Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island

  • Where: Providence, Rhode Island
  • Time: 7:00 PM

April 7, 2016

Book Talk

  • Where: Har Zion Temple in Penn Valley
  • Time: 7:00 PM

May 3, 2016

Book Talk and Q&A

  • Where: Washington DC Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC
  • Time: 7:30 PM

A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet

Uncover history as Rita Gabis journies to Lithuania to discover the truth behind her grandfather's hidden past during WWII.