Author Talk and Book Signing: “Star Crossed” by Simon Worrell and Heather Dune Macadam
Paris, 1940. The City of Light has fallen under German Occupation. Among patriotic Parisians, the pursuit of art, culture, and jazz have become bold acts of defiance. So has forbidden romance for talented and spirited Jewish teenager Annette Zelman, a student at the Beaux-Arts, and dashing young Catholic poet Jean Jausion. Despite their devout families’ vehement opposition, the young couple finds acceptance at the famed Café de Flore, whose habitues include Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, Pablo Picasso, Django Reinhardt, and other luminaries of the Latin Quarter’s creative world.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Simon Worrell is the author of two acclaimed books, the novelized true story of his mother in World War II, The Very White of Love (HarperCollins), and The Poet and the Murderer (Dutton & Plume/Penguin Putnam). William Styron called it “A gripping tale, done with great style and elegance…it held me in its spell from beginning to end.” He has been published in The Independent, The Guardian, The London Times, Marie Claire, GQ, and numerous other publications worldwide. His feature, “Emily Dickinson Goes To Las Vegas,” was the first piece of nonfiction ever published by George Plimpton in The Paris Review.
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