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JCC Staenberg Family Complex - Arts and Education Building
The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival presents Gail Sheehy, author of Daring: My Passages. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com/event/873344.
Always on the cutting edge of social issues, Sheehy reveals the obstacles and opportunities encountered when she dared to blaze a trail in a "man's world." Sheehy walked New York City streets with hookers and pimps to expose violent prostitution; marched with civil rights protesters in Northern Ireland as British paratroopers opened fire; and sought out Egypt's president Anwar Sadat when he was targeted for death after making peace with Israel.
For more information about the Jewish Book Festival, please visit stljewishbookfestival.org.
Location: Street: JCC Staenberg Family Complex - Arts and Education Building Additional: 2 Millstone Campus Drive City: Saint Louis, Province: Missouri Postal Code: 63146 Country: United States (tillagd från IndieBound)… (mer)
PREMIER EVENT: GAIL SHEEHY IN CONVERSATION WITH ANGIE COIRO
Premier Event: Gail Sheehy in conversation with Angie Coiro
Thursday, September 25, 7:30 p.m.
Daring: My Passages
Tickets are available at Kepler's and online at Brown Paper Tickets.
Come meet the first female journalist to break through the glass ceiling! She is a trailblazer for some of today's most important high profile women, including Katie Couric and Arianna Huffington.
We are so excited to welcome Gail Sheehy, author of the classic New York Times bestseller Passages, the book that taught us all how to use our 20s, 30s, and beyond life crises as opportunities for change, on the release of her new memoir, Daring. Gail Sheehy and talk radio host, Angie Coiro will discuss Sheehy’s trials and triumphs as a groundbreaking “girl” journalist in the 1960s, to iconic guide for women and men seeking to have it all, to one of the premier political profilers of modern times.
Sheehy’s Daring is the result of following her own advice from Passages. This fascinating, no-holds-barred story is a testament to guts, resilience, smarts, and daring, and offers a bold perspective on all of life's passages.
Location: Street: 1010 El Camino Real City: Menlo Park, Province: California Postal Code: 94025-4349 Country: United States (tillagd från IndieBound)… (mer)
Gail Sheehy diskuterar Passages in Caregiving: Turning Chaos into Confidence.
No one really expects it, but at some time or another, just about everyone has been – or will be – responsible for giving care, for a sustained period, to someone close to them. Gail Sheehy, who has chronicled every major turning point for twentieth-century Americans, as well as reported on everything from politics to sexuality, knows firsthand the trials, fears, and rare joys of caregiving. In Passages in Caregiving, she takes you by the hand and shows you that you will get through this, and you will do the right things. Sheehy identifies eight crucial stages of caregiving and offers insight for successfully navigating each one. With empathy and intelligence, backed by formidable research, and interspersed with poignant stories of her experience and that of other successful caregivers, Passages in Caregiving addresses the needs of this enormous and growing group. It is sure to become the touchstone for this challenging yet deeply rewarding period in your life journey. Providing invaluable advice and guidance, this book examines the arc of caregiving from the first signs of trouble. Sheehy answers the most important questions to consider: How serious is it? What do I ask the doctor? How will this be paid for? What are our options? At the same time she offers new tips and strategies that you won't find anywhere else. Most important, however, Passages in Caregiving points out that you don't have to be alone in this process. Included are countless resources and names of advocacy groups that are there to help even the most complicated of situations, many of which are woefully underutilized. With Gail Sheehy as your guide, Passages in Caregiving is sure to help turn a stressful, life-altering situation into a journey that can be safely navigated and from which everyone can benefit. "One of those rare books that can drastically lighten even the heaviest of loads." – Rosalynn Carter "Trust me: there is no better guide to caregiving." – Bill Moyers If you cannot attend the reading, but would like a signed copy of Passages in Caregiving, you may reserve it at http://acappellabooks.com/ev_sheehy.asp. (jasbro)… (mer)
Providing invaluable advice and guidance, Passages in Caregiving examines the arc of caregiving from the first signs of trouble. Gail Sheehy answers the most important questions to consider—How serious is it? What do I ask the doctor? How will this be paid for? What are our options?—and at the same time offers new tips and strategies. Gail Sheehy is the world-renowned author of 15 books, including Passages, which remained on the New York Times bestseller list for more than three years and has been reprinted in 28 languages. As a literary journalist, Ms. Sheehy was one of the original contributors to New York magazine. A contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 1984, she won the Washington Journalism Review Award for Best Magazine Writer in America for her in-depth character portraits of national and world leaders. (lemontwist)… (mer)