Authors and Speakers
Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.
BASEBALL AUTOGRAPHS & Legendary Lumber
Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History highlights the most desirable game used professional model bats in the history of our National Pastime. For each stick magician featured, there is a narrative highlighting a significant offensive accomplishment along with the story about the bat itself.
A Conversation with Tom Zappala.
The 100 Greatest Baseball Autographs showcases the most sought-after signatures in the history of our National Pastime. From Ruth to Jeter and all of the greats in between, the players included in the book represent a cross section of baseball history.
Monday, February 26, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
Jane Austen Still Has Great Advice for Us Today
A Conversation with Kathleen Anderson.
Dr. Kathleen Anderson is a Professor of English at Palm Beach Atlantic University, where she has taught since 1996 and received the Corts Award for Outstanding Teaching. Her over twenty published essays, some co-authored with students, have appeared in such journals as Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, European Romantic Review, Victorian Poetry, Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal, Persuasions On-Line, Renascence, Victorians: A Journal of Culture and Literature, and The Gaskell Journal. Anderson was selected as the Jane Austen Scholar-in-Residence at Goucher College for 2015-2016. Her popular nonfiction has appeared in such diverse venues as The Huffington Post, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Commonweal, and Teen Magazine. She and colleague Dr. Susan Jones co-authored the whimsical book, Jane Austen’s Guide to Thrift (Berkley Books, 2013). Anderson’s scholarly book, Understanding Jane Austen’s Women: An Introduction, is forthcoming from SUNY Press.