March 10—New Jersey: Rick Mullin will be launching Soutine at Words bookstore in Maplewood at 7:30 pm. The reading will be introduced by the painter Paul Weingarten. Words is located at 179 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood, NJ (973) 763 9500. Words is across the street from New Jersey Transit’s (Maplewood) train station.
March 22—New York: Book launch for Soutine will be at Swifts Hibernian Lounge at 7:00 pm. The venue is located at 34 East 4th Street, New York, NY (212) 227 9438. More information on the Swifts reading is forthcoming.
Attendance at both events is free. The New Jersey event shall adjourn to St. James Gate, a wonderful Irish bar just down the street. Swifts, itself, is a bar and restaurant—the event will take place in the back room, which has a fine pulpit.