Literary Luncheon

A Fundraiser for Pequot Library

Friday, September 13, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy an afternoon of literary celebration in support of Pequot Library! This year’s event features acclaimed author Beatriz Williams, speaking about her latest novel, Husbands and Lovers. One of Pequot Library’s signature fundraisers, the Literary Luncheon includes an author talk, a Q&A session, and a delightful catered luncheon. Take your experience to the next level at the VIP reception with a chance to chat with our special guest. A selection of Williams’ books will be available for purchase and signing during the event.

About Beatriz Williams
About Husbands & Lovers


Tickets will be available soon!

Literary Luncheon | $150
Literary Luncheon with VIP Reception | $200

Pequot Library’s Literary Luncheon is a fundraiser, and a portion of your ticket price is tax-deductible. Proceeds support Pequot Library’s essential general operating budget. Tickets are limited and non-refundable. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

About Beatriz Williams

Beatriz Williams is the New York Times, USA Today, and internationally bestselling author of Our Woman in MoscowThe Summer Wives, Her Last Flight, The Golden Hour, The Secret Life of Violet GrantA Hundred Summers, and several other works of historical fiction, including four novels in collaboration with fellow bestselling authors Karen White and Lauren Willig. A graduate of Stanford University with an MBA in Finance from Columbia University, Beatriz worked as a communications and corporate strategy consultant in New York and London before her first novel was published in 2012. Beatriz’s books have won numerous awards, have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and appear regularly in bestseller lists around the world.

Born in Seattle, Washington, Beatriz now lives near the Connecticut shore with her husband and four children, where she divides her time between writing and laundry.

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About Husbands and Lovers

Return to Winthrop Island in a shimmering new novel of lost love and family secrets…

Timeless and bittersweet, Husbands and Lovers draws readers on an unforgettable journey of heartbreak and redemption, from the revolutionary fires of midcentury Egypt to the moneyed beaches of contemporary New England. Beatriz Williams has written a poignant and beautifully voiced novel of deeply human characters entangled by morally complex issues—of privilege, class, and the female experience—inside worlds brought shimmeringly to life.

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