GPL Author Talks

We're excited to offer a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders.  All Author Talks are streamed live allowing for engagement with the authors.  While most are virtual-only events, we will offer some group viewings.

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Upcoming Virtual Author Talks

Virtual Author Talk with Adam Alter
Wed | Sept 20 | 2pm
Join us as we chat with New York Times bestselling author Adam Alter about his new book Anatomy of a Breakthrough: How to Get Unstuck When It Matters Most. 

Virtual Author Talk with Amor Towles
Wed | Sept 27 | 8pm
Please tune in as we chat online with New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles about his incredible body of work. 

Virtual Author Talk with Rick Steves
Tues | Oct 10 | 4pm
Join guidebook author and TV host Rick Steves as he shares the latest in smart European travel. In this entertaining, information-packed slideshow lecture, Rick will teach you the secrets of safe, smart, inexpensive travel — low on stress and high on fun. 

Virtual Author Talk with Ruth Ware
Wed | Oct 18 | 2pm
You’re invited to tune in as we chat with New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10 and The It Girl as she talks about her newest book, Zero Days. 

Virtual Author Talk with John Irving
Thurs | Oct 26 | 7pm
You are in for a treat when you join us for an intimate conversation with John Irving as he chats about not only his most recent novel, The Last Chairlift, but also about his prolific body of work and a lifetime spent writing. Irving’s first novel was published when he was just twenty-six years old. He has gone on to be nominated for a National Book Award three times and won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Virtual Author Talk with John Stamos
Wed | Nov 1 | 8pm
Join us for an intimate conversation with Full House star, John Stamos, as he leads us through his incredibly moving and vulnerable memoir, If You Would Have Told Me.

Virtual Author Talk with Tiffany Aliche
Thurs | Nov 9 | 2pm
Tiffany Aliche was a successful preschool teacher with a healthy nest egg when a recession and advice from a shady advisor put her out of a job and into a huge financial hole. As she began to chart the path to her own financial rescue, the outline of her ten-step formula for attaining both financial security and peace of mind began to take shape.

Virtual Author Talk with Joy Harjo
Thurs | Nov 16 | 4pm
United States Poet Laureate and winner of the 2022 Academy of American Poets Leadership Award, Joy Harjo, joins us for a chat about her most recent memoir, Catching the Light and to discuss her rewarding lifetime as a writer and poet. 

Virtual Author Talk with Naomi Alderman
Thurs | Nov 30 | 3pm
Bestselling and award-winning author, Naomi Alderman will join us to talk about her new book, The Future. This new novel delivers a dazzling tour de force where a handful of friends plot a daring heist to save the world from the tech giants whose greed threatens life as we know it.

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