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The Mark Twain House & Museum, Talk

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Fiona Davis will be joined by fellow bestselling author Ann Leary to discuss her new novel The Spectacular: a thrilling story about love, sacrifice, and the pursuit of dreams, set amidst the glamour and glitz of Radio City Music Hall in its mid-century heyday.

In-Person Event: $42 for non-members, $37 for MTH&M Members (please login to access your discount). REGISTER HERE. 

Admission includes a signed copy of The Spectacular that ticket holders will pick up at the event. 


About the Author: Fiona Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of seven historical fiction novels set in iconic New York City buildings, including The Spectacular, The Magnolia Palace, The Address, and The Lions of Fifth Avenue, which was a Good Morning America book club pick. Her articles have appeared in publications like The Wall Street Journal and O the Oprah magazine. She first came to New York as an actress but fell in love with writing after getting a master’s degree at Columbia Journalism School. Her books have been translated into over twenty languages and she’s based in New York City.  

About the Moderator: Ann Leary is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels, The Children, The Good House, Outtakes From A Marriage, and the memoir, An Innocent, A Broad. She has written for numerous publications including Ploughshares, NPR, Real Simple, and the New York Times. Her novel, The Good House was adapted as a motion picture starring Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline and will be released in theaters in September 2022. Her new novel, The Foundling (Scribner/MarysueRucci) was released on May 31, 2022. Ann and her husband Denis Leary live in New York. 


November 9
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST


Mark Twain House & Museum
351 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT
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