Cover of Hamnet book

Books Uncovered: Hamnet

Wed., Jan. 13, 2021 | 5 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Huntington Zoom event (PST)
Event Notes: 
Members: $125. Non-Members: $150.
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SOLD OUT - Join The Huntington for an all new, virtual book club. This three-part series immerses participants in the world of Maggie O’Farrell’s award-winning novel, Hamnet. Participants begin the series in a discussion facilitated by Julie Robinson from Literary Affairs, followed by a conversation with Huntington staff and then round off the series with a virtual cooking class inspired by Tudor period cookbooks with Maite Gomez-Rejón of ArtBites.

The event will be held online via Zoom at 5 p.m. (PST) on Jan. 13, 20, and 27. Zoom link, recipes, and link to purchase the book will be sent to attendees in registration confirmation email. Registration includes all three days of the series.


Session 1 - Jan. 13
Facilitated book discussion with Julie Robinson from Literary Affairs

Session 2 - Jan. 20
Conversation with Huntington staff:
Vanessa Wilkie, William A. Moffet curator of Medieval Manuscripts and British History
Cara Hanstein, head gardener of the Children's Garden 
Moderated by Elee Wood, Nadine and Robert A. Skotheim Director of Education and Public Programs

Session 3 - Jan. 27
A cooking class inspired by Hannah Woolley's The Gentlewoman's Companion, or A Guide to the Female Sex with Maite Gomez-Rejón of ArtBites.