Literary Escape at Canyon Ranch

March 13, 2014 to March 16, 2014

Enjoy a Canyon Ranch stay especially designed for book-lovers. During this literary getaway, outstanding authors and book club maven Julie Robinson offer lively discussions on books and culture. Reading the books in advance is not required but is certainly a recommended pleasure.

Thursday, 8 p.m. – Book Club Discussion: Meet the Author. Share an evening with author Jamie Ford. Enjoy a book club-style discussion of his novel, Songs of Willow Frost, moderated by book club guru Julie Robinson. Includes a Q&A session and book signing.

Friday, 3 p.m. – Julie’s Book Club Bestsellers. Julie Robinson shares her expertise on how to start a book club, improve the dynamics of an established one and select discussion-provoking books. Share in a conversation about Mary Coin by Marisa Silver, and discover how to move “beyond the book.”

Friday, 6 p.m.Book Club Dinner with author Jillian Cantor. Enjoy a private dinner and lively discussion with Julie Robinson and novelist Jillian Cantor, author of Margot, a fascinating tale about Anne Frank’s forgotten sister.

Saturday, 8 p.m.Songs of Willow Frost: Insights from the author. Bestselling novelist Jamie Ford will discuss how he created Songs of Willow Frost and Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by exploring the connection between the saddest and happiest moments in our lives, then drilling down to uncover deep veins of emotion.