Best-selling author Allegra Goodman talks about her latest book, “The Chalk Artist,” and shares her secrets on writing and her passions with local writer Karen Lenar Winn. Allegra Goodman’s novels include “Intuition,” “The Cookbook Collector,” “Paradise Park” and “Kaaterskill Falls” (a National Book Award finalist). Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Commentary and Ploughshares and has been anthologized in “The O. Henry Awards” and “Best American Short Stories.” She has written two collections of short stories, “The Family Markowitz” and “Total Immersion” and a novel for younger readers, “The Other Side of the Island.” Her essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, The Boston Globe and The American Scholar.
Vilna Shul offers $5 validated parking after 4 p.m. and on weekends. Parking validation is only good for the underground parking at the Charles River Plaza/ Cambridge Street Garage at 165 Cambridge Street. Entrance to the underground garage is between the Charles River Plaza Shopping Center (Whole Foods/CVS) and Au Bon Pain, near the intersection of Blossom St and Cambridge St. Yellow tickets from the surface lot at Whole Foods cannot be validated.
The Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture, is Boston’s only landmark historic Jewish building. Today, it serves as a modern-day cultural center and living museum in downtown Boston.+ More... - Less...
18 Phillips St
Boston, MA 02114
$36.00 Admission plus a copy of the book