Bethel's Byrd's Books has arranged a Zoom conversation on Wednesday, October 28th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm, with award-winning author, Roger Rosenblatt, to discuss his new book Cold Moon: On Life, Love, and Responsibility and the lessons we learn throughout our lives.
The event is not without forethought. This coming December, the Earth will experience the next Cold Moon, a full moon also referred to as the Long Night Moon by some Native American tribes. Full moons bring closure and subsequent balance, and importantly, the full moon in December (the closest to the winter solstice) addresses end-of-year issues, concerns, fears, and dreams.
Approaching the winter solstice of his own life, Roger Rosenblatt has written a reflective book dedicated to the three most important lessons he has learned over his many years: an appreciation of being alive, a recognition of the gift and power of love, and the necessity of exercising responsibility toward one another. Rosenblatt's poetic reflections on these vital life lessons offer a tonic for these perilous and fearful times, and attest to the value of our very existence. Cold Moon: On Life, Love, and Responsibility is a book that offers readers a sense of purpose, encouraging attention on life's essentials and lifting the spirit. To participate in what will be a thoughtful and invaluable conversation, you can access the Zoom code and purchase your copy of Cold Moon: On Life, Love, and Responsibility, by going to https://conta.cc/3nEVBm0
Born in 1940, Roger Rosenblatt is an American memoirist, essayist, and novelist. He is the author of five New York Times Notable Books of the Year, and three Times bestsellers. He has written seven off-Broadway plays and his essays for TIME magazine and the PBS Newshour have won two George Polk Awards, the Peabody, and the Emmy, among others. In 2015, he won the Kenyon Review Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement. He held the Briggs-Copeland appointment in the teaching of writing at Harvard. He is currently Distinguished Professor of English and Writing at SUNY Stony Brook/Southampton.
Byrd's Books is now open weekly Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10:00 am to 6:00pm, for quick touch-free purchasing and pick-up of bagged prepaid books. Located at 178 Greenwood Avenue, adjacent to The Toy Room and the nearby landmarked Opera House, across the street from the Bethel Public Library, Byrd's Books allows three people, or one family group, to shop at a time.
If you would like curbside or doorway delivery, please call the shop when you arrive. To answer questions and get suggestions on books to read, call (203) 730 BYRD (2973) or visit ByrdsBooks.com for the latest titles and to add your name to the mailing list.