‘Po­tato Peel Pie So­ci­ety’ au­thor to speak

Book events in­clude Grate­ful Dead photos, Mandel fes­ti­val

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Palm Beach (Sunday) - - TRAVEL & LIFE - By Oline Cogdill Correspondent

The Diane & Barry Wilen Jewish Book Fes­ti­val at the David Pos­nack Jewish Com­mu­nity Cen­ter kicks off this month — with plans to pick up again in Fe­bru­ary — with three strong events. All events are at the Orlove Au­di­to­rium, David Pos­nack Jewish Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 5850 S. Pine Is­land Road, Davie. For in­for­ma­tion, call 954-434-0499, ext. 336, or visit dpjcc.org/ cul­tur­alarts.

David Lawrence, for­mer news­pa­per pub­lisher and a jour­nal­ist for more than three decades, dis­cusses his new book, “A Ded­i­cated Life: Jour­nal­ism, Jus­tice and a Chance for Ev­ery Child” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7. A life­long cham­pion of chil­dren, Lawrence was in­stru­men­tal in found­ing The Chil­dren’s Move­ment of Florida, a non-par­ti­san, non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that fo­cuses on ed­u­ca­tion, health care and parental sup­port in chil­dren’s early years. Cost is $30 for one ticket and one book; $36 for two tick­ets and one book.

“The Guernsey Lit­er­ary and Po­tato Peel Pie So­ci­ety” is de­light­ful and im­pos­si­ble to put down, com­posed of let­ters writ­ten be­tween the char­ac­ters on the is­land of Guernsey dur­ing the Ger­man Oc­cu­pa­tion. An­nie Bar­rows, co-au­thor of this New York Times best-seller that be­came a Net­flix film, dis­cusses the novel at 7 p.m. Nov. 15. Tick­ets in­clude pre­sen­ta­tion and light fare, $25 for general ad­mis­sion; $36 for re­served seat­ing

The Grate­ful Dead lives for­ever thanks to rock ’n’ roll pho­tog­ra­pher Jay Blakes­berg, who will present a 70-minute slideshow and share sto­ries from his 40-year ad­ven­ture pho­tograph­ing the band. “Be­tween the Dark and Light: The Grate­ful Dead Pho­tog­ra­phy of Jay Blakes­berg” is a cof­fee ta­ble book ar­chiv­ing the band with more than 900 color and black and white pho­to­graphs cap­tur­ing the Grate­ful Dead ex­pe­ri­ence. Blakes­berg dis­cusses his book at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28. Im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing his pre­sen­ta­tion Blakes­berg will have a sit-down con­ver­sa­tion with Oteil Bur­bridge from the All­man Broth­ers Band and more re­cently Dead & Com­pany. Blakes­berg pho­to­graphs and books will be avail­able for pur­chase. Tick­ets are $15 for mem­bers; $20 for non­mem­bers.

Miss Man­ners is back. And our puz­zles have a new look.

In or­der to bring Miss Man­ners back to our read­ers, we ad­justed the puz­zles and colum­nists pages in our Travel & Life sec­tion. All the puz­zles — New York Times and Los An­ge­les Times crosswords, the Quote-Acros­tic cross­word, Jum­ble and Su­doku — are now on the left­hand puz­zles page, and all the so­lu­tions are on the right-hand puz­zles page with the colum­nists and tele­vi­sion sched­ule.

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