Here are the preliminary dates for Dani’s book tour for Hourglass.  Keep checking back as more cities, dates, and details are added.


Sunday, April 30, 2017

Woodstock, NY

Woodstock Bookfest at 2:00 pm

Dani will be discussing memoir with Martha Frankel, Elizabeth Lesser (Marrow: A Love Story), and Stéphane Gerson (Disaster Falls).


The signature panel and closing event of the festival is Memoir A Go-Go, led by its moderator, memoirist and executive director of the festival, Martha Frankel. She’s a master interviewer who asks unexpected questions, often with even more unexpected answers. This is an event you don’t want to miss.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Darien, CT

Darien Library, 1441 Post Road at 7:00 pm

Dani will be appearing with Andrew McCarthy, who will be reading from and discussing his debut novel, Just Fly Away.

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Santa Monica, CA

Diesel Bookstore, Brentwood Country Mart at 3:00 pm

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Los Angeles, CA

Hotel Bel Air - Books & Breakfast with Literary Affairs at 10:30 am


Please join us for an exclusive Books & Breakfast event at the Hotel Bel Air on Monday, May 8. A candid conversation between Dani Shapiro and Julie Robinson will explore Marriage, Life and the Art of the Memoir. The morning will include a continental breakfast, Q&A and book signing.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Corte Madera, CA

Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd. at 1:00 pm

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Berkeley, CA

Mrs. Dalloway's 2904 College Avenue at 7:30 pm

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Seattle, WA

Elliott Bay Bookstore, 1521 Tenth Avenue at 7:00 pm

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Portland, OR

Powell's City of Books at 7:30 pm

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Providence, RI

Goat Hill - Providence Athenaeum 251 Benefit Street at 3:00 pm

Goat Hill presents bestselling, award winning writers Andre Dubus III (TOWNIE, THE HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG) and Dani Shapiro (STILL WRITING, HOURGLASS) in discussion with Ann Hood on the art of writing memoir. Since both of these writers are also novelists, they will tell us when a writer opts for memoir instead of fiction, discuss the delicate nature of writing memoir, and share the stories that inspired their memoirs as well as describe their writing process to us.  Following the discussion there will be ample time for questions from the audience, a reception, and a book signing.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Brookline, MA

Brookline Booksmith at 7:00 pm

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Portsmouth, NH

The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St, Portsmouth, NH at 7:00 pm

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Portland, ME

Print A Bookstore, 274 Congress St at 7:00 pm

In conversation with Kate Christensen.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Berkeley, CA

Bay Area Book Festival at 10:30 am

Dani in conversation with Hannah Tinti

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Berkeley, CA

Bay Area Book Festival

Panel discussion with Karen Shepard and Jim Shepard.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Harrison, NY

Spoken Interludes Reading Series - Harrison Tavern at 6:00 pm

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Chicago, IL

Printers Row Festival

Monday, June 12, 2017

Minneapolis, MN

Magers & Quinn Booksellers - 3038 Hennepin Avenue South at 7:00 pm

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Boston, MA

Boston Book Festival