Today, Hartford Books Examiner has a hot tip for those of you searching for the meaning of life—or just a sweet deal on a good book…
To celebrate the paperback release of local author Dani Shapiro’s Devotion (Harper Perennial, $14.99), Bookperk is now giving readers the opportunity to purchase a copy of the book for the discounted price of $13.99. As an added “perk,” this special offer includes free UPS Ground Shipping and access to a book club interactive Chat, to be hosted by the author and Bookperk on April 12th at 9 PM EST. Readers will have the chance to ask Shapiro questions as well as share their own experiences.
Shapiro tells HBE, “During my book tour, I’ve done a lot of skype sessions with book clubs and have found that it’s a terrific way of connecting with readers. The connection feels real. It’s almost as good as being in the room.”
This exclusive offer expires Wednesday, March 16th, at 4 PM EST.
Dani Shapiro is the bestselling author of two memoirs and five novels, and serves as a contributing editor at Travel + Leisure. Her work has appeared in numerous periodicals, and has also been widely anthologized. She has taught in the writing programs at Columbia, NYU, The New School and Wesleyan University, and is the co-founder of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. She and her family live in Litchfield County.
Read HBE’s interview with the author here.
Settling into the responsibilities and routines of adulthood, Dani Shapiro found herself with more questions than answers. Was this all life was—a hodgepodge of errands, dinner dates, e-mails, meetings, to-do lists? What did it all mean? Having grown up in a deeply religious and traditional family, Shapiro had no personal sense of faith, despite her repeated attempts to create a connection to something greater. Set adrift by loss—her father’s early death, the life-threatening illness of her infant son, her troubled relationship with her mother—she recognized the challenge at the heart of her anxiety: What did she believe?
Devotion is a spiritual detective story, a literary excavation to the core of a life. At once poignant, funny, intensely personal, and completely universal, it is the story of a woman whose search for meaning in a constantly changing world ultimately leads her home.
HarperCollins’ Bookperk is a site dedicated to book lovers, granting readers “insider access to the world of books”—including exclusive merchandise and experiences from their favorite authors. Learn more about Bookperk here—including how you can earn credits toward your next purchase by referring friends.