Simon & Schuster is pleased to announce that it will host on Saturday March 11 an unprecedented gathering of bestselling literary star-power for an entertaining and enlightening afternoon of lively, book-focused conversation featuring some of today’s most popular and beloved authors.   Taking the stage at one of the most famous theaters in the world, New York’s historic Ed Sullivan Theater, will be Isabel Allende (The Japanese Lover); Anthony Doerr (All the Light We Cannot See); Lisa Genova (Still Alice); Megan Miranda (All the Missing Girls); Lisa See (The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane) and Ruth Ware (The Woman in Cabin 10).

The event will showcase a who’s who of Simon & Schuster authors representing a broad spectrum of high-quality reading interests and who are widely embraced by book clubs. The program will include solo talks and dynamic conversations. Elisabeth Egan, Books Editor at Glamour and author of A Window Opens, Carol Fitzgerald, President of The Book Report Network and Leigh Haber, Books Editor for O, The Oprah Magazine will be among the moderators.  

“We’re delighted to bring the excitement of a multi-author live event to an audience of devoted readers,” said Liz Perl, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Simon & Schuster.  “Bringing books to Broadway by hosting this unique gathering at the landmark Ed Sullivan Theater, site of the Beatles US debut performance, home of The Late Show with David Letterman and now that of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, makes this a can’t miss event.”

Tickets for the event are already on sale and selling briskly.  Tickets are being offered at two levels, General Admission and in a special VIP Package that includes preferred seating and an exclusive, post program reception with the authors.   For more information about the event or to purchase tickets go to


Partners for the Book Club Matinée include The Book Report Network, the Library Hotel and Zabar’s.