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Three Authors to Speak Wednesday at $25-Per-Person Buffet Dinner Program in Hastings-on-Hudson

"Help for the Haunted" is a novel by John Searles
"Help for the Haunted" is a novel by John Searles
Spoken Interludes continues its spring 2014 season of book-readings on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at RiverView in Hastings-on-Hudson. The cost to attend this literary event including an Indian buffet dinner is only $25 per person. The evening begins with a trip to the buffet table where a large selection of dishes is available. 

The dinner is catered by Navjot Arora, Executive Chef at the restaurant Chutney Masala in Irvington, NY. 

Once dinner is over, attendees remain at their tables as three fiction authors participate with brief readings and field questions from the audience. At the end of the program, the novels can be purchased and signed by the authors.

The books
  • "And the Dark Sacred Night" is a novel by Julia Glass about a college professor seeking knowledge of the father he has never met. Released by Pantheon on April 1, 2014.
  • "Help for the Haunted" is a novel by John Searles about a daughter who investigates the murder of her parents. Released by HarperCollins in 2013.
  • "The Gods of Heavenly Punishment" is a novel by Jennifer Cody Epstein set in Japan and about survival in the aftermath of war. Published by W. W. Norton & Company on January 13, 2014. 
The cost per person is $25 payable by check or cash at the door. Checks should be made out to Chutney Masala. The RiverView bar serves alcoholic beverages and only accepts cash.

The evening's program

Buffet service begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m. when the first author is introduced.

Book signings take place from 8:30 to 9 p.m. The books can be purchased from on-site representatives of The Village Book Store of Pleasantville, NY, by cash, check or credit card.

The authors will be introduced by Spoken Interludes founder DeLauné Michel. Michel is a resident of Irvington and the author of "Aftermath of Dreaming" and "The Safety of Secrets," published by HarperCollins.

How to Make a Reservation

Events in this long-running series which was started in 1999, typically attract 150 or more attendees. Reservations for the April 9, 2014 program can be made by sending an e-mail to rsvp@spokeninterludes.com.

The RiverView is located at 1 Warburton Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson, 914-965-7220, www.riverviewcaterers.com. Parking is free and a large parking lot is located directly across the street from the hall entrance.

Spoken Interludes, www.spokeninterludes.com

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