Now in its 41st year, the Jewish Book Festival is nationally recognized for both its excellence and its size – it is one of the largest in the country, with more than 10,000 audience members annually. People from all backgrounds and faiths come to Festival events to hear premier authors on topics such as history, music, politics, cooking, family, religion, sports and more. Following Q&A, books will be for sale for authors to autograph.
Sports Night featuring Art Shamsky (interviewed by Benjamin Hochman), “After the Miracle: The Lasting Brotherhood of the ’69 Mets”
After the Miracle is the inside account of an iconic team in baseball history: the 1969 New York Mets—a consistently last-place team that turned it all around in just one season—told by ’69 Mets outfielder Art Shamsky and other teammates as they reminisce about what happened then and where they are today.