Barbara Walter, Alec Baldwin, Jay McInerney & Candace Bushnell Headline Hamptons Authors Night Event
August 04, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment NewsOn Saturday, August 8, 2009, The East Hampton Library (159 Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-0222) will present its 5th Annual Authors Night benefit event.
The evening's Honorary Co-Chairs, Alec Baldwin (A Promise to Ourselves), Candace Bushnell (One Fifth Avenue, Sex and the City), and Jay McInerney (How It Ended; Bright Lights, Big City) and Authors Committee Chair Barbara Goldsmith (best-selling author of five award-winning books, philanthropist and historian) will be joined by more than 100 distinguished authors, including Pulitzer Prize winners Robert A. Caro and Philip Schultz. Other featured best-selling authors include legendary journalist Barbara Walters, renowned food writer Florence Fabricant, Hayden Planetarium Director and Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Steven Gaines, Bethenny Frankel, Nelson DeMille, A.M. Homes, Dava Sobel, Lorenzo Carcaterra, Stuart Woods, and many more.
The evening begins at 5:30 pm with the Authors Reception under the tent on the Library grounds, where guests will enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and wine and have the opportunity to meet and mingle with the authors, buy their books and have them personally inscribed.
A silent auction will feature dozens of wonderful donated prizes.
At 8 pm, immediately following the Authors Reception, guests will be hosted at specially themed dinners in honor of one of the guest authors, at private homes.
Ticket prices are $75 for the Authors Reception only, and begin at $200 for the reception and private dinner.
Proceeds from this special event benefit The East Hampton Library, a private, not-for-profit organization providing outstanding free library services to the East Hampton community.
For complete event details, visit: www.authorsnight.org