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In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words:
A Virtual Author Series

Focusing on international best selling authors in conversation with journalists, other authors and thought leaders, these professional, webinar style intimate discussions explore the author's writing process and their relationship with storytelling. Through these events, we hope to encourage reading and doing, and would love for groups of people to subscribe and form their own book clubs. Books are provided in partnership with The Ivy Bookshop -- thank you for supporting local small business!

*Select events are held in partnership with the following JCC Consortium: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boulder, Cherry Hill, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Indianapolis, Nashville, Memphis, Miami, Rochester, St. Louis, Jacksonville, Worcester, and Seattle. (Please note not all JCCs participate in all programs.) 


Daniel Silva
The Cellist: A Novel
Monday, July 12
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Jennifer Weiner
That Summer
Thursday, May 27
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Bill Gates
Interviewed by Kristen Welker on his book
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, The Solutions We Have and The Breakthroughs We Need 
Wednesday, February 24
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Visit the event links above for details and individual tickets for each conversation. Ticket sales close eight hours before the event begins. Please note: you will receive a one time non-shareable link to the Zoom conversation and instructions regarding shipping or safe curbside book pickup after you purchase your ticket. Book pickup times may be after the event date due to when the book is published. Programs will be recorded and made available to ticket holders upon request to for 7 days after the program has aired.

Live-captioning is available through Maryland Relay Service. Learn More ->

For more information, contact Melissa Seltzer at


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The Gordon and the JCC bring arts enrichment & cultural events to the community. We offer high-quality arts classes, trips, films and other creative opportunities for adults as well as dance, music and performing arts programs for youth. You can find them at the Gordon Center or in the classrooms and studios of the Rosenbloom Owings Mills and Weinberg Park Heights JCCs. 

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