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2021 May

Friends of the Library’s Book & Author Program – Port Washington Library

Featuring Geraldine Brooks, Best-Selling Novelist, Blake Bailey, Author of “Philip Roth: The Biography” with Moderator Susan Isaacs Online reservations will be possible via a special webpage beginning April 1. Please check or email for more information in the coming months.
2021 March

Literature in the Pandemic

Join the Brandeis National Committee’s Three Sisters Chapters (Trails of Delray Beach, Wellworth, and Wycliffe) for a panel discussion with authors Rivka Galchen, Dani Shapiro, and Susan Isaacs on the impact of the pandemic on literature. Riva Galchen is an award-winning fiction writer and journalist whose work appears often in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The London Review of Books and The New York Times. She is the author of three books: “Atmospheric Disturbances” (2008), “American Innovations” (2014) and “Little Labors” (2016).
2019 September

Takes One to Know One Tour Date

Takes One to Know One Tour Date



Takes One to Know One Tour Date

Takes One to Know One Tour Date

Takes One to Know One Tour Date

An Evening of Long Island Crime Fiction with Peter Blauner and Reed Farrel Coleman moderated by Larry Davidson

Takes One to Know One Tour Date

Takes One to Know One Tour Date (BOOK & AUTHOR SOCIETY)

Takes One to Know One Tour Date

Takes One to Know One Tour Date (READING WITH ROBIN)

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Takes One to Know One Tour Date

2019 May

Susan to moderate 50th Golden Anniversary of its signature Book & Author Luncheon

The FOL this year celebrates the 50th Golden Anniversary of its signature Book & Author Luncheon. We proudly announce that the two outstanding featured authors will be: Award-winning novelist and LI native Meg Wolitzer, whose best-seller The Female Persuasion, an absorbing look at female power and self-determination, was recently selected as the 2019 Long Island Reads pick. And Anthony Tommasini, the Chief Classical Music Critic for The New York Times, whose The Indispensable Composers: A Personal Guide provides a master class in what greatness means in music.

Francine Klagsbrun Interview

Thrilled that I’ll be interviewing Francine Klagsbrun about her definitive biography of the head of state everyone called Golda. We’ll be speaking at Temple Beth Israel on Temple Drive in Port Washington, NY, 7:30 PM this Tuesday, May 14. The book is rich and eminently readable, and the author a pleasure to listen to!

BEA Book Signing

BEA – Susan Isaacs will be signing copies of the galley on May 30, 2019 at 2 PM at the Atlantic Grove booth.

Susan to moderate Long Island LitFest Presents Jennifer Weiner

Long Island LitFest Presents Jennifer Weiner on June 13 at Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington at 7:30 pm. Susan will be moderating the talk.
2015 March

Long Island LitFest

I’ll be a featured reader at this year’s Long Island LitFest on May 31st. Here’s more information at their website. I’ll be in session 2, which begins at 2:45.
2013 April

After All These Years

Tune in tomorrow, April 20th, on Hallmark Channel as Susan’s novel comes to life in a made for TV movie. Check local listings for times.  

Hunter College Writers’ Conference

Hunter College’s Writers’ Conference: On June 8, 2013, at 3:15pm, Susan will be a member of the Fiction Panel along with other noted authors and publishing folk. For more info go to:

Susan Moderates at Library Luncheon

Port Washington Friends of the Library hosts it’s annual luncheon at North Hills Country Club in Manhasset, New York, on May 17th. Susan will be emceeing the program that features Pulitzer Prize finalist David Nasaw, author of “The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy,” and Will Schwalbe, author of New York Times bestseller “The End of Your Life Book Club.” For more info see
2012 October

2012 Twin Cities Book Festival

Progress Center of the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, located at 1265 Snelling Ave., Saint Paul, MN
2012 September

Book Hampton

2012 August

“Goldberg Variations” Publication Celebration

Susan Isaacs and Nelson DeMille will join together for an evening of lively conversation at the great Landmark On Main Theatre in Port Washington, New York
2012 July

Authors Luncheon 2012

Susan will be participating in the Arizona Women’s Board 33rd Annual Erma Bombeck Authors Luncheon on Saturday, November 3rd. Other authors will include Adriana Trigiani, Jeffrey Toobin, and Dr. Andrew Weil.
2012 June

Meet the Author at Old Westbury Gardens

Susan will be appearing at Old Westbury Gardens for a “Meet the Author” event, in Old Westbury, New York. More details at their website

Westhampton Free Library

Susan will be speaking at Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 – 6:00 pm.

Books & Books

Susan will be at Books & Books at 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134-5046.

Book Hampton in East Hampton

Susan is going to speak at Book Hampton, 41 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937 – 5:00 pm.

The Crime Fiction Academy at the Center for Fiction

Susan will be speaking to the Crime Fiction Academy at the Center for Fiction at 7 p.m.

R J Julia Book Sellers

Susan will be speaking at R J Julia Book Sellers located at 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443-3047- 7:00 pm

Barnes & Noble on the Upper East Side

Susan will be at Barnes & Noble on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, 150 East 86th, Street New York, NY at Lexington Avenue – 7:00 pm

The Great Neck Library

Susan will be speaking at the Great Neck Library, at 159 Bayview Avenue, Great Neck, New York 11023 – 7:30 pm

Bridgehampton Library “Fridays at Five” Series

Susan will be at the Bridgehampton Library “Fridays at Five” Series – Book/Author Talks at 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Author Luncheon at the Wycliffe Country Club

Susan is speaking at a book and author luncheon sponsored by four chapters of the Brandeis National Committee at the Wycliffe Country Club in Lake Worth, Florida.

Westhampton (LI) chapter of Hadassah

Susan is being honored at a luncheon given by the Westhampton (LI) chapter of Hadassah.

Susan and Nelson Demille

Susan will be on stage interviewing fellow best selling author, Nelson Demille, at the Landmark Theatre in Port Washington. You can obtain additional information at

The Miami Book Fair

Susan will be at the Miami Book Fair on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 12:00pm. Follow the link for more information on this wonderful event if you are down in the Miami area at that time.

Susan will be introducing and interviewing Cokie and Steven Roberts

At 7:30 pm at The Dolphin Bookshop in Port Washington, New York. They are hosting a discussion and book signing by award-winning journalists and New York Times bestselling authors Cokie and Steve Roberts. In their latest book, Our Haggadah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families, Cokie and Steve Roberts offer their own ideas for conducting a Passover Seder open to all faiths and chronicle their experiences as an interfaith couple.

Queens College

Susan will be honored by Queens College for her outstanding work and ongoing support of her alma mater. Click here for more information.

Brooklyn Book Festival 2011

Susan will be participating in this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival, held at the Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201. Susan will be appearing at 5:00PM at the Borough Hall Courtroom featuring The Center for Fiction Presents: Criminal Intent. Bestseller lists in America are dominated by crime fiction these days. What’s the attraction to murder and mayhem? And what separates great mystery writing from the merely good? Hear Lawrence Block (A Drop of the Hard Stuff), Susan Isaacs (As Husbands Go), Persia Walker (Black Orchid Blues), and Peter Blauner (Slipping into Darkness) on these topics and more.

Susan Isaacs in conversation with Rosemary Harrison

Fun for mystery fans! Susan Isaacs will be interviewed by fellow author Rosemary Harrison Tuesday, June 5th. It’s another “A Writers Dialogue” an evening of conversation about mysteries, writing and careers.
2011 April

Paperback release of Susan’s twelfth novel, “As Husbands Go”

Today is the paperback release of Susan’s twelfth novel, “As Husbands Go”