Books Sandwiched-In programs are forty minute lunchtime booktalks given by local experts and celebrities. All BSI programs will be held in the Kate Gleason Auditorium, located on the first floor of Central Library's Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building. Bring your lunch or stop by Tim Hortons right across the hall.
Programs run from 12:12 to 12:52 pm. The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County is located at 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY.
March 20 - Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Reviewer: Gary J. Kimmet
Worldwide Sales & Marketing (retired) Gleason Corporation
March 27 - Rin Tin Tin: the Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean
Reviewer: Jack Garner, National Film Critic
April 3 - Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard
Reviewer: Sanford Shapiro, Esq.
Senior Litigation Counsel
Forsyth, Howe, O’Dwyer, Kalb & Murphy, P.C.
April 10 - Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Reviewer: Andrew M. Herbert, Ph.D.
Chair, Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Rochester Institute of Technology
April 17 - Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane by Andrew Graham-Dixon
Reviewer: Marjorie Searl
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
April 24 - A History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil MacGregor
Reviewer: Sarah LeCount
RMSC Collections Manager
Rochester Museum and Science Center
May 1 - My Song by Harry Belafonte
Reviewer: Rev. Marlowe V.N. Washington
Christ Community Church of Rochester
May 8 - In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson
Reviewer: Bonnie Abrams, Director
Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester
You can now watch this series on YouTube at Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library