Wed, Jun 22|
The Greats of Craft
Sutton Place Social Book Club
Headed up by our April cover star Kristen Birkelbach @thedisabilityallynyc! This month's read: "The Personal Librarian" by Marie Benedict. All welcome, even if you haven't yet read the book!
Time & Location
Jun 22, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Greats of Craft, 983 1st Ave., New York, NY 10022, USA
About the event
"The Personal Librarian" by Marie Benedict. A remarkable novel about J.P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle Da Costa Greene. Based on the true story of Belle who was a black American woman in her 20s who passed as white in order to protect her family and leave an extraordinary legacy. With her impeccable taste and class, she became a fixture in New York Society and was able to curate a magnificent art collection for Morgan.
Wednesday, 6/22, at 7pm — join us for drinks, free snacks, and conversation in the back lounge at The Greats of Craft (corner of 54th/1st). Surprise gifts from sponsors for attendees!
All ages and genders welcome. If you haven’t read the book, still feel free to stop by and introduce yourself!