Carrie Fisher to headline Jewish Book Festival
Carrie Fisher will kick off the 34th annual St. Louis Jewish Book Festival with a keynote event at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Jewish Community Center, 2 Millstone Campus Drive in Creve Coeur. The daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Fisher became a cultural icon portraying Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars” trilogy. She has acted in numerous films, and her best-selling first book, “Postcards from the Edge,” was followed by four more bestsellers.
The Jewish Book Festival continues through Nov. 15 with a bonus event featuring the Saint Louis Ballet on Nov. 18. Other highlights include Chef Giuliano Hazan, Peter Yarrow, A.J. Jacobs, Rachelle Bergstein, R.L. Stine, Len Berman, Nathan Englander, Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Michael Bolton.
Tickets may be purchased for each program or as a series package. Call (314) 442-3299 or visit brownpapertickets.com.