Melanie Benjamin at Bernie's Book Bank

Melanie Benjamin will be the guest of honor at this "Book Lovers' Lunch," a spring benefit for Bernie's Book Bank, which collects and distributes quality new and gently used children's books to significantly increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers, and school-age childrenthroughout Chicagoland. 

For reservations, go to For questions, call 847-780-7323.

Event date: 

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 11:30am

Event address: 

Bernie's Book Bank
917 N Shore Dr.
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
The Swans of Fifth Avenue Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345528704
Availability: On Our Shelves to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: Bantam - October 25th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The author of The Aviator's Wife returns with a triumphant new novel about New York's "Swans" of the 1950s--and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe Paley.