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Newport Beach

Volume 6, Issue 76  | September 21, 2021

Enjoy happy hour at Central Library with best-selling author Maggie Shipstead

Join the Newport Beach Public Library (NBPL) on Saturday, Oct. 9 for happy hour with best-selling author Maggie Shipstead.

Shipstead will be discussing her Booker Prize longlisted novel, Great Circle, and the global adventures that prompted the story. The book is being adapted for a TV series.

Synopsis: Spanning Prohibition-era Montana, the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, New Zealand, wartime London and modern-day Los Angeles, Great Circle tells the unforgettable story of a daredevil female aviator determined to chart her own course in life, at any cost.

Enjoy happy hour Shipstead

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Maggie Shipstead in Greenland

The event takes place at Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. Wine, beer, soft drinks and light hors d’oeuvres will be served in the Courtyard at 6 p.m., followed by the 7 p.m. presentation in the Friends Room.

Tickets are $35 and available at

Proceeds from the evening support Newport/Mesa ProLiteracy.

For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 949.717.3874.


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