Laguna Beach Books is hosting its monthly Book Club gathering on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, located at 1200 South Coast Highway. The book being discussed will be Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin. The event will be led by a professional moderator. Light snacks and complimentary beverages will be served. The book may be purchased in advance at Laguna Beach Books or online at LagunaBeachBooks.com.
About Winter’s Tale
Mark Helprin’s masterpiece, Winter’s Tale, will transport you to New York of the Belle Epoque, to a city clarified by a siege of unprecedented snows. One winter night, Peter Lake – master mechanic and second-story man – attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks it is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the affair between a middle-aged Irish burglar and Beverly Penn, a young girl dying of consumption. It is a love so powerful that Peter Lake, a simple and uneducated man, will be driven to stop time and bring back the dead. His great struggle is one of the most beautiful and extraordinary stories of American literature.
About Mark Helprin
Mark is the acclaimed author of Winter's Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, The Pacific, Ellis Island, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works. His novels are read around the world, translated into over twenty languages.
About Laguna Beach Books
Laguna Beach Books is an independent bookstore in Laguna Beach. We strive to create a community-enriching environment with a superb selection of books for adults and children, exciting author events and readings, and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Laguna Beach Books is owned by Jane Hanauer.
About HIP District
Laguna Beach Books is located in the HIP (Historical and Interesting Places) District. It stretches along Pacific Coast Highway from Thalia St. to Bluebird Canyon Rd. and includes numerous boutiques, 16 art galleries, 19 restaurants, several coffee shops, wonderful hotels, florists, jewelry, home décor, spas, beautiful beaches and much more.