The Postmistress of Paris
Meg Waite Clayton
Wed Oct 19 / 7 pm
Virtual at-home or in-person at the JCC
The New York Times bestselling author of The Last Train to London revisits the dark early days of the German occupation in France in this haunting novel—a love story and a tale of high-stakes danger and incomparable courage—about a young American heiress who helps artists hunted by the Nazis escape from war-torn Europe.
Meg Waite Clayton, a New York Times bestseller and book club favorite, is the author of eight novels. Her most recent novel, the international bestseller The Postmistress of Paris, is a Good Morning America Buzz Book, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a Publishers Weekly notable book, and a People Magazine, Indie Next booksellers, Book of the Month, USA Today, and Amazon Editors’ pick, which the San Francisco Chronicle calls “‘Casablanca’ if Rick had an artsy bent … powerful.” Her international bestseller and National Jewish Book Award finalist The Last Train to London is published or forthcoming in 20 languages. Meg’s prior novels include the #1 Amazon fiction bestseller Beautiful Exiles; the Langum Prize honored The Race for Paris; The Wednesday Sisters named one of Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Essential Best Friend Novels of all time; and The Language of Light, a finalist for the PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. She has written more than 100 shorter pieces for the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Runner’s World, and public radio, often on the particular challenges women face. She mentors for the OpEd Project and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle and the California bar. megwaiteclayton.com